The Ugandan maid that tortured an innocent toddler has been sentenced to four years jail term for assaulting, in a case which sparked national and international outrage after a video was released.
Jolly Tumuhirwe, 22, was filmed beating, kicking and stamping on the 18-month-old child.
On Friday, she said the attack was a
The mother denied beating her. Earlier charges of torture were dropped.
Chief Magistrate Lillian Buchan told Tumuhirwe she had committed an “unjustifiable and inexcusable” crime.
She said the sentence was appropriate in light of the “ruthlessness exhibited” on an “innocent, helpless child”, reports the AFP news agency.