Pictures: Makerere Honors Wildlife Hero Ruth Keesling

Buganda road grade 1 magistrate Simon Kintu has dismissed a fraud case where city businessman Desh Kananura is accused of obtaining 340 million by false pretense from Sulait Semakula the proprietor of Sema Properties

Dismissing the cases Kintu based on grounds that the charge sheet did not have particulars relating to the case of intent to fraud as alleged by state prosecutor Edward Muhumuza.

Desh was accused of entering into agreement with intent to defraud semakula, symptoms visit web by promising to supply him with a caterpillar grader worth 340 million in November 2011 which Desh didn’t fulfill

Kintu further ruled that prosecution had failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Desh intended to defraud Semakula because the grader in question actually existed; with its Bill of lading in the names of Kananura and other related documents proving ownership.

He added that there was a written agreement between Kananura and Semakula, medicine hence there was still no intention to defraud.

Kintu further added that the state failed to prove that Semakula made the last three installments  paid to the accused of Shs 40m, try 35m and 5m because there were no receipt or witness to prove it in court since

Prosecution witness Haji Sulait Semakula said that he paid the accused in cash with nobody else and it wasn’t witnessed by anybody else.

It was only the shs200m payment which was proved to court by the help of the bank statement from Stanbic Bank on accused’s account that was tendered to court as prosecution exhibit.


However Kintu advised that Semakula could have instead sought civil remedy because the entire case was about failure to deliver of the grader to the buyer.

Makerere University has today during their 65th graduation ceremony, viagra 100mg appreciated the work by an outstanding global figure in wildlife conservation, Ms. Ruth Morris Keesling with an honorary doctorate of science.

“The time, effort and resources that you have devoted to research and wildlife conservation have helped to revive the once-threatened Mountain Gorilla population and in so doing, advanced academia as well as improving the livelihoods of various communities,” noted prof. John Ddumba Ssentamu the Vice Chancellor.

Keesling poses for pictures with Makerere academic staff
Keesling poses for pictures with Makerere academic staff

Ms. Ruth is known for having spearheaded the reclassification of the Bwindi Gorilla National park to such a big resourceful centre and a source of tourist attraction in the country.

In her speech, Ms. Ruth appreciated the university for giving her such honor and for recognizing her contribution towards wildlife conservation.

“I have walked with those animals for a quite a long period of time and am so happy that finally I found people who love me like the Gorillas do,” she noted.

MDD Performances for Mrs Keesling
MDD Performances for Mrs Keesling

Ms. Ruth was honored together with 67 other doctorate students in various disciplines of which 67 percent are male and 33 percent female.

The University is also looking forward to setting up a presidential library in recognition of the former president of Kenya, H.E Mwai Kibaki as the first student to attain a first class degree at the university.

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