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Corpun file 4176

The Monitor, Kampala, 3 March 1999

Upcountry Briefs

LC boss caned

Residents of Alobwiti village in Sikuda parish, Busitema sub-county jubilated when their LC-I chairman was booted and caned.

John Oliva Monday has on several occasions shamed his village by engaging in gambling.

On the fateful day, Monday borrowed a resident's bicycle, which he staked in a gambling game.

He was reported to the LC-II chairman, Erineo Enyahole who called a meeting in which Monday was given 12 strokes and made to pay a fine of Shs 15,000.

Copyright 1999 The Monitor Publications Ltd and Worldwide EP Inc.




Corpun file 4175

The Monitor, Kampala, 12 March 1999

Fort Portal Round-Up

Woman steals hens, caned

An elderly woman was caned 20 strokes and fined Shs 30,000 for stealing her neighbour's hens, March 8 (International Women's Day).

Anna Kabatalya, 50, a resident of Katendebere village in Fort Portal municipality stole Christopher Akora's hens and slaughtered them.

Trouble started when Akora realised that his hens had been stolen. He reported the matter to the LCs who searched Kabatalya's home and found the hen's feathers in her banana plantation.

The LC-I court, presided over by the vice chairman Rwaboma Amooti decided that Kabatalya be given 20 strokes and fined Shs 30,000 which she promised to pay.

She gave in her mattress as security.

Copyright 1999 The Monitor Publications Ltd and Worldwide EP Inc.




Corpun file 4220a

The Monitor, Kampala, 12 March 1999

Kabale Round-Up

Sgt. gets 20 strokes

A man who was caught easing himself in a river where locals draw water was given 20 strokes and fined Shs 50,000.

Sgt. Bernando Bagamuhunda (rtd.) of Rugarama in Ndorwa East was, March 8, caught by LCs and produced in an LC court.

"It's a shame that a well informed soldier and respectable man like Bagamuhunda could ease himself in the river yet the cholera epidemic is ranging on," the LC-I chairman, Rusariika said.




Corpun file 4220b

The Monitor, Kampala, 12 March 1999

Village boss 'steals' hen

By Paul Okware In Tororo

Kidoko village chairman, John Ochieng, March 5 received six strokes of the cane and was fined Shs 10,000 for allegedly stealing a cock.

The LC-I court presided over by his vice chairman, one Edward, heard that one Athieno complained about the loss of her hen and neighbours who had smelt roast chicken from Ochieng's house helped her to spy there.

They found a piece of roast chicken on Ochieng's plate.

Ochieng admitted he had sneaked into Athieno's home in the night and stole the chicken.

He was then caned, and fined.

He paid up and retains his post.

Copyright 1999 The Monitor Publications Ltd and Worldwide EP Inc.

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