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Kiira Town Council Mayor Summoned to Court :: Uganda Radionetwork

Kiira Town Council Mayor Summoned to Court

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Buganda Road Court Grade one magistrate, Francis Dawa Matenga, has extended summons for the Kira Town Council Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa. Matenga extended the summons on Monday because Mamerito and his lawyers had not been served with the notice to sue.

Mamerito is accused of forgery, theft, uttering false documents and obtaining registration by false pretence.

The state alleges that on the 26th of January 2007 at Kyaliwajala zone 3 in Kiira Town council, Mamerito stole a certificate of title for block 222 and plot 2100 in Kyandondo containing 8 acres of land. The land worth 128 million shillings belongs to Mzee Karoli Tabuta.

It is also alleged that on the 10th June and 6th August 2007 at lands office in Kampala, Mamerito forged a transfer forms of the said land in Kyadondo block 222 at Kazinga, Namugongo purporting to have been signed by Tabuta.

On the 6th of August at the lands office in Kampala, he also unlawfully procured a certificate of title for one Mulaya pretending that he had been given the said land as commission.

Mamerito is now expected to appear before the Buganda Road Chief Magistrate on the 17th of this month.

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