Court Discards Bukalango Priest Case

Buganda Road grade one Magistrate Marion Mangeni has closed the file of the case where Bukalango Priest Msgr Expedito Magembe and seven others were accused of defaming Rev. Fr. Jacinto Kibuuka.

Magembe was accused alongside Nantongo Winfred, what is ed  Delta Television News manager Semei Wesali, mind  Mr John Baptist Mukajanga, a preacher at Bukalango Mt Zion Prayer Centre, Mr Nathan Senkomago an editor at a local newspaper, Mr Battu alias Battulumayo a driver of Msgr Magembe, Ms Annet Kaitesi a businesswoman and Ms Milly Kirungi,40, a teacher at Najjanakumbi Junior School.

The eight allegedly conspired to utter and publish false information in various places of Kampala that Rev. Fr Kibuuka sexually assaulted and threatened Ms. Winfred Nantongo.

The dismissal followed submissions by the State Prosecutor Jonathan Muwaganya that he had instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita to withdraw the charges against all the accused persons.

Brandishing her wooden crucifix, outside the court house after the case was dismissed;  Nantongo said she had forgiven the people that took the through the ordeal that included remand time at Luzira Prison.

“I also pray for forgiveness from the members of the general public who have been seeing me in an image of a spoilt person.”

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