THE KILLER OF RAFIKI, Uganda’s Rare SILVERBACK Mountain Gorilla, Jailed 11 Years

By DailyNewsUG Tourism Correspondent The killer of one of Uganda’s best known mountain gorillas, Rafiki, has been jailed for 11 years. Felix Byamukama pleaded guilty to illegally entering a protected area and killing a gorilla.On June 1, 2020, Rafiki, the rare silverback mountain gorrilla belonging to Nkuringo group was reported missing. However, after intense search and rescue efforts, his body was recovered in Hakato area inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Court heard that Byamukama, a resident of Murole village, Nteko Parish, Nyabwishenya Sub County, Kisoro District was arrested on June…

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