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MP Nsereko sued over land

By Barbra Kabahumuza

Added 24th January 2020 10:39 AM

The land in question is at block 34, plot 79 in Kalerwe village along the northern bypass in Kawempe a city suburb.

MP Nsereko sued over land

Muhammad Nsereko the Kampala Central Division MP

The land in question is at block 34, plot 79 in Kalerwe village along the northern bypass in Kawempe a city suburb.

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Kampala Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mohammed Nsereko has been dragged to court by city tycoon, Mukesh Shukla over a piece of land.

The land in question is at block 34, plot 79 in Kalerwe village along the northern bypass in Kawempe a city suburb.  

On Wednesday, Mukesh filed his suit against the legislator at the land Division of the High court seeking to recover over sh700m and an interest of over sh184m per annum charged at 26% until fully paid.

The tycoon claims that on August 26, 2014, Nsereko entered an agreement to pay him the said amount of money after selling him a piece of land which is approximately two acres.

Court documents indicate that on the execution of the agreement, Nsereko issued three cheques worth sh5m  each at Nakawa industrial area. (Shumuk Financial Service Limited) being the initial deposit of the first payment at execution of the agreement between the agreeing parties.

He further asserts that under the said agreement   and arrangement, Nsereko was supposed to pay the outstanding balance in a period not exceeding two years (2016)

According to the court documents, in breach of the agreement, the defendant (Nsereko) has deliberately or neglected to fulfil his financial obligations towards the plaintiff (Mukesh) up to date.

The tycoon says the actions of the defendant has caused him to suffer a great loss of.

Mukesh prays for judgement from the court to be entered prudently in his favour and costs of the suit.

The deputy court registrar Flavia Nabakooza has summoned Nsereko to file his defence within 15 days.

"Should you fail to file a defence on or before the date mentioned, the plaintiff may proceed with the suit and judgement may be given in your absence, "she warned.

In a phone interview with the legislator, he said he had not yet received the court summons but he assured that he would file a defence after receiving and reading through the summons.

"My comment is no comment, we live in a free democratic world, and anyone is free to seek redress from the court. We shall sort it out there, "he stated.

 

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