Court sets new ruling date for City lawyer’s fraud case

KAMPALA -High Court judge Isaac Muwata has set the 11th October 2023 as the date on which he will deliver his ruling on an application which was filed by city lawyer Felix Kintu Nteza challenging his trial before Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court on fraud charges.

Lawyer Felix Kintu Nteza in court (courtesy photo)

The ruling had been fixed for Wednesday, however the trial judge informed court that , he needed more time to conclude the matter and thus the postponement.

Kintu Nteza is charged with obtaining money amounting to 195 million shillings by false pretense from E Link Educational services pretending that the administrators of the estate of the late Kamya George and the beneficiaries of the said estate to wit land comprised in Busiro Block 220 Plot 64 Land at Gimbo, Wakiso District were selling to Interlink Education Services Iimited.

Being not contented with several factors surrounding his trial, the City lawyers through his lawyers, petitioned High Court seeking to stay the proceedings before Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate Fedelis Otwao

In August 2023, at the commencement of his trial , he asked Buganda Road Court to stay his trial awaiting the decision of High court but this didn’t succed due to a number of reasons including inconveniencing the main witness who had travelled from outside the country for almost a year with commencing with the hearing of her case.




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