Court sets 28th June for hearing of Kabafunzaki’s case

By Sania Babirye

Anti corruption court has set the 28th of June to commence hearing a case in which  State Minister for labor  Herbert Kabafunzaki and two others are charged with corruption.

This is after state prosecutor  Maxim Elizooba informed chief magistrate Agnes Alumu  that investigations into the case are complete.

The magistrate   has now ordered  prosecution to avail Kabafunzaki’s lawyers led by David Balondemu all the evidence it intends to rely on before trial starts.

Hon.Kabafuzanki is charged alongside his political aid Mugabo Brian and a one Lubowa Bruce.

They are charged with with two counts of conspiring to solicit for a 15 million bribe from the Proprietor of Aya group of companies Mohammad Hamid.

Prosecution states  that between the 6th and the 8th April 20217 at Serena Hotel in Kampala district,  Kabafunzaki directly solicited and accepted  a 5 million shillings Bribe from an Indian Investor Muhammed Muhammed Hamid,  the chairman Aya group of companies as an inducement to clear him of sexual harassment allegations levied against him by his former employee.