THE hearing of a civil case involving the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom started in the High Court, before Justice Rubby Aweri Opio on Monday.
Florence Kahwa, a pit-sawyer, is suing Omukama Solomon Gafabusa for breach of contract.
The complainant states that she was authorised to cut and saw 23.3 cubic metres of timber from Wampanga Forest Reserve belonging to the Kingdom of Bunyoro.
Kahwa said she deposited sh910, 000 as payment and was authorised to operate in the forest.
The complainant further said pitswayers and saw-millers including her were allowed to saw all the trees, cut and remove them from the forest, by October 13, 2001.
However the contract was terminated before the agreed date expired.
Kahwa, through her lawyers Muhimbura and Company advocate, is seeking for special damages amounting to sh8.24m.
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