By Katabalwa Charles/Umoja Standard.
Kampala, Uganda: Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Sanula Namboozo has adjourned the case in which John Kabanda who doubles as the Chairman of Kampala Traders Body and the Kampala New Generation Traders Association accuse the Kampala business woman Christine Nabukeera of removing the door from his shop raising from failure to pay rent arrears that accumulated during the lockdown to 22/March/2023 for further mention.
The case had come for mention and Kabanda’s side to present their 5th witness in the matter under chief Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu but Kabanda defied her to sit in the case because she looks like conniving with accused (Nabukeera) to deny traders justice.
After several minutes of commotion in court chambers, Authorities at Buganda Road court ordered the Kabanda’s file to be taken in court 4 under Magistrate Sanula Namboozo who has advised for adjournment to look through well in the file as the accusers also prepare to present their 5th witness.
Talking to journalists after the court john Kabanda thanked court for giving poor opportunity to have justice because on many occasion reach people connive with judges to deny justice to poor.
” I thank Court for standing with poor, Nabukeera always use money to bribe judges and give fake ruling and it has been the subject today but we were vigilant and defied justice Kamasanyu and we are contented this new magistrate will give us justice” Kabanda revealed.
Kabanda, 30, a business man residing at Najjanankumbi, Masanyalaze zone, Lubaga division in Kampala district was once back in August 20th 2020 arrested and charged with four counts including, an act to cause grievous harm or prevent arrest and common nuisance.
Kabanda was arrested by Police detectives at the Central Police Station (CPS) in Kampala as he had gone to file a criminal case against his land lord, Christine Nabukeera of Nabukeere Plaza in Kampala.
But later Chief Magistrate, Miriam Ayo Akello granted him bail after furnishing court with substantial sureties. He however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
“I find the four sureties substantial and the accused is hereby released on a cash bond of sh1m and his sureties should each execute sh10m, non-cash,” Akello ruled.