By our reporter

Court has fined Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga shs40,000 for urinating in public or serve a two weeks’ jail term should he fail to pay the money.

Abiriga appeared before grade one magistrate, Beatrice Kainza at City Hall Court in Kampala on Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to the offence.

Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) prosecutor, Iradukunda Elijah argued that Abiriga be granted a 4 months’ jail term as his case stipulates. But through his lawyer, Usama Ssebuwufu, Abiriga argued that he was forced by healthy conditions to ease himself in the open.

Last month, court summoned Abiriga to answer nuisance charges after easing himself in public.

Earlier , the legislator had confessed before cameras that he was badly off and had nowhere to go except to urinate on the premises of Finance Ministry.

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