DPP takes decision on Kabuleta’s file by end of the week

By Sania Babirye

Detained fomer journalist and turned controversial Kampala Pastor Joseph Kabuleta will know his fate of whether he is to be prosecuted over offensive communication charges by the end of this week.

Today the Director of public prosecutions Mike Chibita has revealed that they are still analyzing Kabuleta’s file after police forwarded it to his office.

After going through the file, the DPP will decide on whether or not to sanction charges against Kabuleta for trial.

According to A.102 (3) the office of the DPP directs the police to investigate any form of criminal nature and institutes criminal proceedings against any person or authority in any court other than a court martial among other functions.

Kabuleta was arrested in the 13th of July after plain clothed security personnel picked him from Drew&Jacs Patisserie restaurant at Forest Mall Lugogo and he is currently at special investigations unit Kireka awaiting the DPP’s decision in his file.

He is apparently being charged with offensive communication and computer misuse by disturbing the peace of the President.

According to police spokes person Fred Enanga, Kabuleta repeatedly posted prossly offensive messages in his “Joseph Kabuleta weekly rant Returns” in which he allegedly to president Museveni as a “Gambler,thief and Liar”.

If tried of the computer misuse charge, Kabuleta will become the third person to be tried for disturbing the peace of President Museveni joining Makerere university Researcher Dr.Stella Nyanzi who is the first Ugandan to be tried for posting a poem on her face book page allegedly disturbing the peace of President Museveni and that his mother Esteri Komuntale and recently Even promoter of Bajjo events Andrew Mukasa.