Speaking through an English translator, Jean-Paul Segeobe, one of the many lawyers who made submissions on behalf of Congo said that the country is demanding US$322 million from Uganda. He argued that DRC has met the threshold required for wartime reparation.
In 2020, Kalungi was sent to Kitalya government’s prison together with his son Moses Kabuye on charges of theft. This was after he reportedly broke into one of his tenants’ sports betting shop located on Kalungi Plaza in Kampala and removed property worth 44 million shillings for failing to pay rent arrears during the coronavirus lockdown.
According to court records, trouble for Owino started on June 2018 when he appeared in a video that went viral on social media pouring water on the naked of an expectant woman in Bar-Opuu Ward, Adekokwok sub-county in the then Lira Municipality.