Xclusive UG has learnt that Mengo Chief Magistrate Court has ordered Democratic Party legal advisor to pay shs50 million as punitive damage for ruining and falsely accusing one John Nakabale of crime under suit number 004 of 2013.
On 16th of October 2010 Nakabale and Mbidde executed an agreement for sale of a motor vehicle registration number UAD 968U Isuzu where the Mbidde signed for and on behalf of Mbidde Foundation as the purchaser. After the deal, Nakabale handed over the vehicle logbook URA/LB 342862 and a photocopy of his driving permit to enable him transfer the said mmotor vehicle into Mbidde’s names after final payment.
To Nakabale’s dismay he was on June 19th 2012 arrested and detained at Mpigi police station and charged with reckless driving and was later
released on Court bail vide TOT0013/2012. Nakabale says that his arrest came after Mbidde was involved in a fatal accident and presented his (Nakabale) driving license following Police request that Mbidde produces a driver.
Nakabale in his affidavit says he has never been Mbidde’s driver. Court says that Mbidde used Nakabale’s driving permit without his authority, consent or approval contrary resulting into malicious prosecution. As the result of the Mbidde’s actions and conduct, Nakabale has suffered pain, mental anguish, inconveniences and financial losses.Court ruled that Mdidde must pay complementary damages of Shs50 million