The Belgian was deported last night, on the orders of the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odong making him the fourth employee of the company to be a prohibited immigrant declared under section 52 g of the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act.
Through his lawyer, Evans Ochieng, Awadh objected to the deportation orders, saying he is Ugandan. He argued that he is a biological son to the late Omar Awadh, an Arab of Kenyan origin and Fatuma Said Abdallah, a munyankore by tribe and Ugandan by nationality.
The Principal State Attorney Lino Anguzo said that the lawyers of the applicant erred in law when a civil related application was served to the DPP. He advised that the DPP be struck off from the case and the case be instituted against the Attorney General of Uganda.
He was arrested on Sunday night from his mothers home in Kawuku on Entebbe road as he awaited hearing of an application contesting his deportation. He is currently being detained at Special Investigations Unit SIU Kireka.
In his suit, Hugh claims the Internal Affairs minister does not give reasons as to why he branded him â€˜undesirableâ€™ person who deserves to be deported back to his home country, despite fact that he was not a criminal.