In a suit filed before the Civil Division of High Court in Kampala, the businessman John Mugisha says that on December 13, 2018, UNRA notified him to halt construction works on his land located at block 185, plot 967 Namugongo along the -Kasangati Road, to pave way for an assessment of the property because it was one of those affected by the road project.
“But the case at hand is about charging the applicants members with fees without any legislation. The KCCA has been illegally collecting taxes based on City Outdoor Advertising Policy. This is erroneous and illegal. Taxes, levies or charges are imposed by law duly enacted and policy of KCCA,” said Ssekaana.
More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are demanding compensation of their property destroyed by uncontrolled water due to lack of drainage channels on the road.
Their taste of freedom was delivered in a ruling delivered by the Court of Appeal Registrar Ayebare Tumwebaze on behalf of Justice Cheborion Barishaki, pending the disposal of an appeal they filed challenging their conviction and sentences. Two of them; Senkeeto and Ssenjako were bailed on health grounds.