One remanded for damaging President Museveni’s potrait
By AFAYO SHADRACH BETHEL
Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court has set November 30th, 2022 date for trial of Robert Mugabi, a boda boda rider accused of damaging the portrait of the president.
Mugabi is battling one count of malicious damage after being charged last week.
He appeared yesterday before the Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Siena Owomugisha.
Court heard that on November 3rd, 2022 while at the UBC building in Kampala Central Division, Mugabi willingly and unlawfully damaged an A2 framed photo of General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of Uganda.
According to the Penal Code Act of Uganda, any person who wilfully and unlawfully destroys or damages any property commits an offense and is liable to imprisonment of five years if found guilty.