Election 2016

Kabale Woman MP Concedes Defeat, Goes Back to School

Kabale Woman MP Rona Ninsiima with Prime Minister DR Ruhakana Rugunda at a recent function

Shumuk Group of Company boss Shumuk Mukesh has appeared before Buganda Road court chief Magistrate James Eremye, rx http://culinaryhealthfund.org/wp-content/plugins/broken-link-checker/modules/extras/youtube.php pinning two people accused of defrauding him of $ 125000 (419 million Uganda shillings) purporting to be lawyers sent by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe.

The accused are Joseph Nabasa 33, a resident of Kitala, Wakiso district and Martin Matovu 45, a resident of Kisingiri zone were recently charged with obtaining money by false pretence contrary to Section 305 of the Penal Code Act.

Mukesh, the key witness in this case in his testimony pointed it out that on 29th June 2015, the accused appeared in his office and he handed over the payment voucher to one of them who identified himself as Captain Cirus.

Mukesh informed court that he kept the duplicate copy of the payment vouchers with a heading Mukesh Skukrah and that he was willing to produce it in court in case if needed.

However, this prompted the defense counsel Frank Kanduuho to ask him to avail court with the duplicate invoice copies for his company between the month of June to December 2015 which Mukesh said would take him three hours.

Acussed L-R Martin Matovu and Joseph Nabaasa

Acussed L-R Martin Matovu and Joseph Nabaasa

Kanduho asked the magistrate to stand over the matter to enable Mukesh produce the alleged documents for cross examination but the Resident State Attorney Jonathan Muwaganya objected to this
request, who had another meeting to attend.

“A witness cannot be given extra time than he has requested, so I pray that the three hours are granted to him to produce the documents because if he gets more than that we don’t know what may happen next” remarked Kanduho.

The magistrate adjourned this matter to 7th March for mention and the hearing to 14th March
On the 14th the Defense is expected to finalize the cross examination of Mukesh the who is the first prosecution witness.
Incumbent Kabale district woman Member of Parliament Rita Rona Ninsiima has conceded defeat in the February 18 parliamentary elections and decided to go back to school.

Ninsiima, recipe http://cprescue.com/wp-admin/includes/class-ftp-sockets.php a graduate of development studies from Makerere University says after serving her term that ends in May, purchase she is heading back to grab her master’s degree in international relations

Ninsiima lost to Catherine Atwakire Ndamira of the National Resistance Movement, prostate who was her campaign manager in the 2011 election where she stood as an independent and defeated former agriculture Minister Hope Mwesigye Ruhindi.

She appreciated the time that the people of Kabale gave her to serve them in parliament, adding that she never felt defeated.

“We may not see the results of our struggle soon but at some point in life people will understand what we were talking about,” said Ninsiima.

Ninsiima says that even though the elections were marred with vote bribery, with some church leaders urging the people to vote those of their religion; her going to parliament was not a matter life and death.

 

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