By Aggrey Twesigye
The Isingiro district LC5 chairperson, Birungi Jeremiah Kamurali has accused authorities including the OC station Ngarama a one Kateeba, District police Commander (DPC) Richard Erimu Okiror, LC3 chairman Ngarama and the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Herbert Mugume Muhangi for allegedly conniving and sharing a bribe to support the eviction of a poor old woman.
The victim identified as Constance Kasande, 63, a resident of Kyamburara cell, Kabaare parish Ngarama Sub County had developed a disagreement with her husband Vincent Beebwa, 67, whom she has been with for 40 years.
According to Kasande, Beebwa married another wife and decided to sell off their land adding that he (Beebwa) has already received undisclosed sum of the deposit
The situation came into limelight on Wednesday, 1st July 2020 after UPDF and police came to oversee the eviction of the old woman before chairman LC5 Birungi Jeremiah Kamurali intervened and stopped the eviction.
“The truth is that the woman needs a strong follow up because UPDF and police led by DPC, RDC, OC station Ngarama, LC3 chairman Ngarama shared on the deposit and that’s what is deteriorating the situation” Kamurali.
According to Kamurari, the woman will get a lawyer and receive justice as her case is now before Isingiro grade one magistrate to be heard in July 06, 2020.
Efforts to get comments from the authorities cited in hindering the woman from getting justice went futile.
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