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Bryan White given 10 days to defend self in car theft case

Bryan White

Bryan White

City socialite, Brian Kirumira alias Bryan White has ten days to defend himself in a case where he is accused of failing to pay a debt of $160,000 (about Shs 590m). 

Justice David Wangutusi of the Commercial Division of High court issued the orders today, Wednesday during the hearing of an application filed by Alex Binyenda, the director International Security Systems Uganda Limited.

Binyenda ran to court in August 2018 after the alleged failure by Kirumira to clear his outstanding balance for the purchase of a Mercedes Benz registration number UBA 063J in May 2018.  Through his lawyer, Anthony Wameli, Binyenda claims that he sold the Benz to Kirumira at $260,000 (about 969m). 
Kirumira reportedly made a deposit of $100,000 and promised to clear the balance later.

 
"Our case is very simple, my client sold a car to Bryan White worth $260,000. Bryan White paid cash of $100,000, the balance is $160,000 but before he sold the car, Bryan White had actually stolen the car without my client’s permission. After a month, my client located it in Bryan White’s compound [and] Bryan White begged my client to [lower the price of] the car from $300,000 to $260,000. So we want the balance of $160,000." said Wameli. 

Kirumira's lawyer, John Bulungu asked for ten days to allow him to file the defence of his client. In his brief presented before court, Bulungu disputed claims that the vehicle in question belongs to Binyenda, saying it isn't in his names. The vehicle is registered in the name of International Security Systems Uganda Limited where Binyenda is the majority shareholder with 95 per cent shares.

 
But in a sworn affidavit, Penninah Kereere Kirungi, a co-director at International Security Systems Uganda Limited, says she is okay with Binyenda selling the vehicle. 

Bulungu also claims that Binyenda wanted to cheat his client through constructive fraud by misrepresenting the material facts of the said motor vehicle. Prior to running to court, Binyenda filed a case of vehicle theft to police. The vehicle was tracked to Kirumira's parking lot leading to his arrest.
 
He was arraigned before Nakawa Magistrate's court on charges of obtaining goods by false pretence. However, the prosecution through the senior assistant director of public prosecutions (DPP), Jane Kajuga withdrew the case on July 30th, 2018 on grounds that there was no criminal element in it. 

The DPP advised Binyenda to file a suit in the Civil Division. Accordingly, the DPP wrote to police asking them to take back the car to Kirumira's home. However, the vehicle is still parked at Jinja Road police station. Kirumira is these days guarded by about four presidential guards, commonly known as SFC. 

Comments

+2 #1 Wainanchi 2018-11-28 23:48
Wow,wow! Merzeds Benz worth 250.000 dollars!! Where did you find that price? Is is polished by gold and silver?

Anyhow, disputes are disputes and maybe young Kirumira did not understand well the Seller and bought it for 100.000 dollars which is actually the most you can buy Benz for that money

The matter is simple,there should be purchasing agreement ,invoice, import duty papers,imported price.

People usually lie and sell it for smaller price and then ask more. I remember sulsr cases happened to me years ago.Court will examine all facts and make the rulingm. The other side may appeal.
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+2 #2 jacinta 2018-11-29 04:23
you guys, i do not understand at all, can some one explain to me?

the guy who has all the money steal cars? or it is a mistake by the article writer? make me get it right guys!
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0 #3 Lakwena 2018-11-29 18:52
Cry the beloved country! Uganda has been state captured by a mafia syndicate.

In other words, the SFC has been degraded and abused into guarding some Yo yo characters, with questionable source of wealth in this country.

No wonder, because of the dirty money; the same white guy was seen supervising the salvaging of the wreckage of the ill-fated Boat that drowned a hundreds of its passengers.
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0 #4 Lakwena 2018-11-29 19:00
Quoting Wainanchi:
Wow,wow! Merzeds Benz worth 250.000 dollars!! Where did you find that price? Is is polished by gold and silver?

Anyhow, disputes are disputes and maybe young Kirumira did not understand well the Seller and bought it for 100.000 dollars which is actually the most you can buy Benz for that money

The matter is simple,there should be purchasing agreement ,invoice, import duty papers,imported price.

People usually lie and sell it for smaller price and then ask more. I remember sulsr cases happened to me years ago.Court will examine all facts and make the rulingm. The other side may appeal.


Wow wow Wainanchi, what is happening to you this time? I thought whoever is guarded by the SFC would/should never be criticized by someone like you.
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