Former MP Munyagwa and four others remanded to prison over trespass

Man Jose Kayima

Former Kawempe South Division MP Mubarak Munyagwa has been remanded to prison following his arrest alongside four other people.

They were arrested on charges of criminal trespass, malicious damage to property and conspiracy to commit a felony.

They were arrested on Tuesday morning by officials from State House Anti-Corruption Unit with the help of police and briefly detained at Kajjansi Police Station before they were arraigned in court.

Kajjansi Chief Magistrate, Doreen Karungi remanded them until June 12 when they will be produced in court again.

The charge sheet indicates that the 44-year-old politician and businessman, Paddy Kabuye, Joweria Nakafero, Godfrey Buwembo, Isa Sekitoleko and others still at large, between May 26 and June 3, 2023, at Mutungo cell in Wakiso District, entered upon the land comprised in LRV 3839 Folio 20, Kyadondo Block 272 Plot 256 in possession of Dechomai Asset Trust Number Three LCC with intent to annoy the said Dechomai Asset Trust Number Three L.C.C.

The charge sheet further states that Mr Munyagwa, Kabuye, Nakafero, Buwembo, Sekitoleko and others still at large between May 26 and June 3, 2023, at Mutungo cell in Wakiso District, willfully and unlawfully destroyed cassava in the garden valued at Shs5 million the property of Janan Opio.

Kabuye, 47, is the chairman LC1 Bugu Zone, Busabala ward, Masajja Division in Wakiso District.

Buwembo is a 22-year-old student and resident of Mirimu Zone, Ndejje Ward, Makindye Ssabagabo in Wakiso District while Sekitoleko is a 45-year-old casual labourer and resident of Makindye central zone, Makindye Sabagabo in Wakiso District.

Nakafero is a 41-year-old resident of Masajja B Cell, Makindye Sabagabo, Wakiso District.

They are also accused of conspiring to commit malicious damage to property.

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