By Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante and Nelson Twinamatsiko
Supporters of both the censured Mitooma district chairman; Benon Karyeija and Ruhinda MP; Donozio Kahonda yesterday were disappointed when their meeting with president Yoweri Museveni in Mbarara did not did not come up with a solution to end political conflict in their district.
Prison Bird MP Kahonda also attended the meeting
The supporters of Karyeja and Kahonda met president Museveni at Mbarara state Lodge on Wednesday with an intention of persuading the president to order the reinstating of Karyaija as their district chairman and acquit MP Kahonda of cases of forgery which are now in court.
www.mknewslink.com has learnt that the supporters who were led by their MP Capt.Donozio Kahonda and the censured chairman Benon Karyeija, attacked Maj.Gen.Kahinda Otafiire before president Museveni, accusing him of using his office to torment the people of Mitooma district just because they didn’t vote him in last 2016 parliamentary elections.
According to the source who attended the meeting, the supporters told Museveni that Kahinda Otafiire who is the minister of constitutional Affairs used his office to cause Karyeija’s censure and MP Kahonda’s detention.
Karyeija was censured by his councilors in July 2017 this year where as Capt.Kahonda charged with cases of forging academic papers and sentenced to a nine month imprisonment. However, he appealed in high court against the sentence and he was released on court bail.
However, president Museveni told them to wait for court’s decision as he cannot interfere with matter in courts of law.
The supporters retuned to Mitooma disappoint, complaining that Museveni had turned a deaf ear to their pleas.
Maj Gen. Kahinda Otafiire who was severely attacked before president Museveni