By Kyamanduma Patrick,
Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament for Busongora county South in Kasese District, Hon. Gideon Thembo Mujungu has finally been arrested and remanded to Katojo Government prison by Fort portal High court, over failure to pay money on an election petition filed against him, by Hon. Jackson Mbaju Kathika, Kasese guide Radio can reliably report.
The Deputy Registrar Fort portal High court His worship Francis Matunga Dawa said court has remanded Hon. Mujungu for Six Months until he pays one hundred forty three million shillings to Hon. Mbaju Jackson Kathika his predecessor.
Court heard that the Bill upon which Hon .Mujungu has been arrested are costs arising from an Election Petition Number.9. 2021, where Hon.Mujungu was declared winner of the Busongora south parliamentary elections by high court but the decision was reversed by the court of appeal.
Speaking to Our Reporter, Hon. Mbaju Jackson Kathika said his decision to have Court bailiffs from Bagenda and Auctioneers Company limited arrest Mujungu was after failed attempts by the legislator to pay costs, even after mediation between the speaker of Uganda Parliament, Religious leaders and lawyers. Hon. Kathika speaking…
Joneni Bamwenda, a Court Bailiff from Bagenda and Auctioneers Co. Ltd said they have been trailing Mujungu since March until he was finally arrested this morning. Mr. Joneni speaking….
More details will follow later. END.