Rally car driver, the legendary Ponsiano Lwakataka, 51 years has been sentenced to 18 months in Prison by Mukono Grade One Magistrate court for malicious damage to property, he destroyed an old man's house.
According to our sources, Lwakataka will spend next year (2023) in jail for destroying an old man’s house in Kiwanga Mukono district.
Mukono Court grade one magistrate, Patience Koburunga has sentenced him to serve at Kauga prison over malicious damage to property.
This is after Chief State Attorney, Jonathan Muwaganya successfully led evidence against Lwakataka who with 6 other people destroyed the house of Goerge William Kawooya, 74, a resident of Goma sub-county in Kiwanga, Mukono.\
Evidence shows that on October 22, 2018, Lwakataka with others used harmers and axes to demolish Kawooya’s house over a contentious piece of land.
Lwakataka had already spent 2 months on remand after his bail was cancelled in October over abscondment.
The same court has also convicted Lwakataka of damaging a barbed wire fence of Namanya Josyline and sentenced him to 4 months.
The Court however decreed that the 2 sentences will run concurrently after Lwakata’s sought reconciliation with his accuser, escaping the deterrent sentence of 5 years.
In the second case, Mukono CRB 1714/2018, Rwakataka, was charged with 8 others for maliciously damaging the house of Mzee George William Kawooya, a 75 year old man. Prosecution led evidence to prove that during the night of 22nd December 2018, at around 1:00am,— ODPPUGANDA (@ODPPUGANDA) November 23, 2022