By our reporter
‘No nonsense’ veteran UPDF serviceman also Presidential advisor on security affairs Brig. kasirye Gwanga could face up to 12 months in jail or pay a heavy fine should the court convict him of malicious damage.
Dennis Wakabi Zimba, a businessman has dragged Brig.Kasirye Gwanga to High-court demanding payment of over shs500 million worth his tractor wheel loader that he (Kasirye Gwanga ) set ablaze on the morning of 12th /August /2017 at Lubowa in Makindye Division.
Wakabi claims he was hired by 2 men; Andrew Muwonge and Kassim Sserugo to grade land comprised in block 269 at Lubowa having identified themselves as the lawful owners.
That however on the fateful day as the tractor was parked on the said land awaiting to be re-fuelled, Kasirye Gwanga without any justification maliciously set it on fire and it was damaged beyond repair.
Wakabi contends that Kasirye Gwanga’s malicious actions have since cost him his lively hood because he was earning an estimated shs500,000 on a daily basis from his tractor.
In the plaint, Wakabi also decries Kasirye Gwanga’s arrogancy of bragging and praising his malicious acts in the media something which has caused him mental anguish and anxiety for which he claims payment of General and punitive damages.
Wakabi contends that the shs500 million he wants Kasirye Gwanga to pay will compensate for the cost of his tractor Reg no. UAY 759T, money he paid for release on police bond and towing fees from the scene to the police station .