Attempt on Mamerito’s Life Was for His Underperformance – Defense

The Victim Mamerito Mugerwa at court today

A defense witness in a case where five people are accused of attempted murder of Kiira Town council Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa in November 2013 has revealed to court that the reason why people wanted mayor dead was because of his poor performance.

Mayor Mamerito had according to the lawyer, dosage cure betrayed the trust of his voters when he started acting as an agent for the people’s oppressors.

In his testimony before Nakawa Court Chief Magistrate Joyce Kavuma, order defense witness Nsubuga Edrisa, viagra order a resident of Kasokoso Kiganda, one of those arrested by police in connection with the alleged crime
dismissed the allegations that he and the four co-accused accused people were the ones who ordered the manhandling and burning of Mamerito’s car

“It is not true to say that somebody ordered the people to beat up Mamerito because I attended the said village security meeting on November 5th 2013 at Kasokoso beach. In attendance there were over 10,000 people and the time Mamerito was grabbed, Afande (Felix)

Kaweesi was addressing the people,” he said.

Nsubuga argued that since the only efficient way of communicating to the big congregation was though a microphone which none of the accused people possessed, it would be unfair to claim that the accused has a hand in the attack.

“Mamerito was manhandled at the entrance ye the accused had occupied front sits in the meeting. I think he was beaten up because he had abandoned his duty as an elected Mayor to protect people’s interest which made people to see him as a traitor.”

The five accused in court today

The five accused in court today

Nsubuga adds they were surprised to see that their Mayor had taken over the office of the Public Relations officer of National Housing, when he informed them that whether people wanted or not they had to vacate Kasokoso land.

“Mamerito’s survival was as a result of police intervention; Kaweesi’s guards shot bullets in the air to
disperse the crowd as two of the Police officers guide the mayor away from the fracas.”

Nsubuga pointed out that during this incident; eight people were injured by bullets, two of them permanently.

Due to the tight schedule of court today the magistrate adjourned this case to 21st March when the state prosecution is expected to cross examine this witness.

The accused persons are David Mugalya LC 1 chairman Kasokoso, David Sekiziyivu a councilor in Kireka zone C, Hajji Musa Sewagudde, Umar Mayanja and Jude Kabogoza.

Prosecution alleges that these suspects and others still at large on November 5th 2013 at Kasokoso village Kira Town council Wakiso district unlawfully attempted to cause the death of Mamerito Mugerwa
when they set ablaze his double cabin pickup truck registration number UAN 440N

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