Driver who posted on Social Media crying low pay is sent to jail

Stanley Kisambira Male, a resident of Sazzagulu zone in Mukono District was charged with promoting hate speech against judges.

In the audio recording, Kisambira, who has been driving Justice Godfrey Namundi, a judge in Mbale District, said the Shs235,000 monthly salary was insufficient to cater to his family needs.

In the same audio clip, he claimed that the low pay could prompt him or any other driver in his position to cause an accident, killing all the car occupants, including his principal

He was arraigned before Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s court in Kampala on charges of spreading hate speech contrary to section 26A(1)(C) of the computer misuse (Amended) Act, 2022.

Unfortunatly, Kasamba was to spend more than 10 days in prison because the magistrate who was supposed to hear his case was not around.
Kisambira who was not allowed to take plea was remanded until June 2, 2023 when he’s expected to be returned to court.


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Muwanga Deo

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I am a journalist by profession having worked with former Record Television in 2019 and a current affairs news writer since 2019 to-date