Kirumira, Son Sent to Prison for Breaking into Tenant’s Shop
A Kampala City Landlord also Prominent Businessman Moses Kalungi Kirumira has been charged before Buganda Road court, with breaking into his tenant’s shop, stealing property worth Shs 44.4 m and remanded to Kitalya government prison.
Kalungi has been jointly charged with his son Moses Kabuye who is accused of conspiring with his father to steal 5 Air conditioners , 24 Flat screen TV sets and Air conditioner remotes; the property of VASGARGBET Ltd.
Father and son have faced 3 counts that include shop breaking , theft and conspiracy to steal before Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu.
However they denied the allegation
The 2 allegedly committed the offence with in the Covid-19 lock down on 27th/April/2020 at Kalungi Plaza within Kampala city.
Their Lawyer Paul Kiggundu explained to court that his clients committed no offence but that the tenant had defaulted on his rent obligations for 2 years and a Civil court ordered for attachment of his property.
He then applied for their freedom but Magistrate Kamasanyu sent them on remand saying she will consider their application on 10th/September 2020 via an audio-visual link from Kitalya Govt prison.