Kateregga Musaazi, the Masaka City Deputy Resident Commissioner is under the
spotlight for meddling in land cases. Kateregga is accused of ordering the
destruction of properties on a disputed piece of land in Kimanya-Kabonera
Kayemba, a resident of Kaseeta cell, Kitanda ward in Kimanya-Kabonera division,
Masaka city is a victim of the deputy RCC’s action and has written to the
Minister in charge of the Presidency demanding that he be reprimanded.
has was involved in a land dispute with his neighbors identified as Siifa
Nabukeera, who wanted to extend her boundaries in his land. He argues
that the matter was reported to the local council courts at the Village and Sub-county levels but before it was settled, he was surprised to see Kateregga
meddling in the dispute and took a decision without due consideration.
complaint, Kayemba accused Kateregga of using his powers to order residents to
raze plantations on the disputed land, and accordingly uprooted cassava, cut
down coffee and other trees.
has also been served with an intention to sue or he
compensates the victim and his family with 100 Million Shillings for the
damages and losses occasioned by his actions and unlawful decision.
the notice to sue drafted by Elias Luyimbaazi Nalukoola, Katerega is accused of
assuming powers of a court when he declared Nabukeera the rightful owner of the
disputed and accordingly instructed her to utilize the land.
Katergega Musaazi argues that he intervened in the dispute for the good of the
community. He indicated that the same dispute had earlier been resolved
by his predecessor but eventually, the complainant went around to change what
had been agreed upon, which prompted the community to seek the intervention of
//Cue in: (Luganda) “twawadde kipya….
Cue out; ….bbaluwa za looya.”//
Kateregga adds that he intervened in the dispute as a mediator, who never had
any selfish interest, blaming the lawyer od intending to become a crisis
entrepreneur in a simple matter that can be resolved even at a lower local