Ruhinda County MP Rtd Captain Donozio Kahonda is expected before the Luweero Chief Magistrate’s court today for a bail hearing.
Kahonda still has pending charges before the Luweero chief magistrate Charles Sserubuga in which Mr Kahonda was charged with fourteen counts and acquitted of three counts including uttering false documents of Uganda Certificate of Education [UACE] in the name of Mutabazi Levan Dickson, forgery of medical report on UPDF Entry Form 199 in the name of Mutabazi Levan DicKson and uttering false documents to wit medical report entry form.
He was convicted of eleven counts a including uttering false documents of Uganda National Examination Board in the name of Mutabazi Levan Dickson, a Diploma certificate in Education- Secondary; issued by the Institute of Teachers Education Kyambogo to Mutabazi Levan Dickson and forgery of the same documents on September 26, 2001 when he was joining the UPDF.
Other counts he committed on November 11th 2001 include forgery and uttering of documents to wit a UPDF Notice paper, Form A.F.1 in the name of Mutabazi Levan Dickson, forgery and uttering of documents to witness a UPDF Form A.F.57, forgery and utterance of false documents to witness a UPDF declaration form and forgery and utterance of false documents to witness a record of finger prints dated September 29, 2001. This is the second string of charges leveled against the embattled MP following his conviction and sentencing to jail for 9 months for fraudulently obtaining recruitment at the Military Academy in Jinja. The retired army man has spent close to two months at Kirinya Government Prison. On June 7, the Jinja Chief Magistrate John Francis Kaggwa convicted and sentenced MP Kahonda to 9 months in prison on charges of forgery.
He appealed against the sentence and was granted bail by Jinja High court Judge Eva Luswata last week.
Police sealed off the court premises allowing only a small number of Mr Kahonda’s supporters who had crowded at the gate demanding to enter and witness the proceedings. More than 200 Kahonda supporters crowded at the gate after the Anti-riot police sealed off the Court premises and only allowed a few to enter.
But was immediately rearrested due to pending charges before the Luweero Magistrate.