Minister Namuganza implicated in land grabbing

The minister for lands Persis Namuganza has been implicated in a land grabbing case by the Couthinio family in Katabi town council Wakiso district of over 15 acres of land located in katabi Busambaga.

Minister Namuganza. Net Photo

Ms Sarah Couthinio a daughter in the family while talking to Entebbe post alleged that the minister took advantage of government’s decision to halt public transport to put up structures on the contested land.

During the construction police intervened and dispersed the brawling two partys (Couthinio and Min. Namuganza) to put an end to the brawl.

Police was able to rescue an excavator that was found on site from being torched by the fired up residents who own plots of land in the contested land.

Sarah Coutihnio (M) with other family family members at the site. photo by GSA

The family said that it is living in fear due to threats and expressed dismay at the alleged ministers segregation of them being non Ugandans hence have no right to own land in the country.

When contacted Min Namuganza denied the allegations of land grabbing and accused the family of transferring their family graveyards to the said site after which they claimed ownership.

The Entebbe Police station O.C operation Oloya and other officers stop the excavator operator (in White t shirt from carrying out demolition of the site. Photo by GSA )

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  • April 1, 2020 at 8:31 am
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    Too greedy! Instead of fighting covid 19, minister is using time to acquire land fraudulently. Shame!

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