According to a report obtained from the office of Nakasongola District Chief Administrative Officer, the district is facing 20 court suits from residents and civil servants. The court suits include 15 land cases, alleged unlawful dismissal, interdiction, deletion from payroll and failure to accord a right to a fair hearing.
On Wednesday, High Court Judge Lydia Mugambe ordered Muleterwa to pay 50 million shillings of the 282 million shillings that had been slapped on government for auctioning a car that had been reported missing to police in 2008.
In her judgment delivered on Wednesday, Justice Lydia Mugambe noted that Komujuni donated the machine, which counts and identifies blood cells at a high speed and accuracy, without authorisation from the company leadership.
Mukoda alleged that UVRI and its director Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and others had treated her inhumanely, denied her health information and violated her rights to life and health. She demanded a compensation package of USD 10 million for violation of her rights and Punitive damages and exemplary damages of USD 2 million for the injuries she suffered as a result of degrading treatment.
In a statement, the Women's Pro Bono Initiative, an entity that provides legal aid to women whose rights have been trampled upon said that the computer misuse Act under which Bagaine is charged is being taken advantage of to censure women from speaking out about the crime.
In his defense, State Attorney Samuel Tusubira asked court to dismiss this suit calling it premature and misconceived because the ministry of health and various institutions have from time to time issued circulars that highlight the knowledge and attitudes of behavioral change to communities in food and nutrition related matters.