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Uganda set to punish gay sex offenders by death

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Uganda is planning to table a bill before parliament that will sentence gay people to death.

The controversial bill dubbed kill the gay was presented five years ago but it has been under wraps since then.

Also read: Brunei to stone to death gay sex offenders as punishment

Speaking on the bill Minister Simon Lokodo said cited huge recruitment of school-going children into the act.

He continued by saying many of the young children are lured in the name of they were born that way something he termed as false.

Also read: Gay sex in Kenya ruling postponed by the High Court

Currently, Uganda criminalizes homosexuality but if the bill sees the light of day then those indulging in the act will face punishment by death.

Also read: Taiwan parliament legalizes same-sex union

Those promoting and involved in recruiting people will face criminal charges as per the current constitution of the country.

Countries like the Asian kingdom of Brunei have imposed stoning to death of gay sex offenders.

Brunie is well known for its tough punishments that also include amputation of thieves.

Also not spare are adulterers who are also stoned to death in the full glare of a group.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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