Nabweru Magistrates Court has summoned Kibuku County Member of Parliament Hon Herbert Kinobere for failing to pay rent arrears amounting to 2.7 million shillings.
According to the court summons issued by Nabweru grade one Magistrate, the legislator has been given two weeks with in which he has to clear this amount or prepare to defend himself in court.
“You are summoned to settle the debt within 14 days of receipt of these summons or to appear in court on 18th day of 2019 at 9.30 am” reads part of the summons
The MP was also warned by court that in case he doesn’t appear on that date, the matter will proceed to be heard ex parte
Hon Kinobere has been a tenant at one Mr. Mpanga Geofrey houses located at Lugoba, Kawempe Division since 2010.
But according to court documents, in February this year he vacated the premises where he was running a health centre in the names of Community Health Plan, without clearing the rent.
This is the second time Hon Kinobere is being dragged to court for defaulting rent.
The first matter was settled through negotiations in September 2018 with arrears totaling 5.8million shillings.