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Uganda, Nov. 25 -- The week ending saw Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja storm Mwanga II court to rescue a widow who had been jailed over a pending debt of Shs2.8m.
The head of government business, was able to clear the debt for Ms Gertrude Nalule, who was on the verge of losing her plot of land and house in the process.
Shortly after paying up the said outstanding debt, Ms Nabbanja claimed there are lots of loopholes in the case that she asked to be fixed.
She also accused the court of failing to properly handle the case, leading to what she called a 'miscarriage' of justice.
The prime minister was seen chairing the court, and pressing hard, the presiding magistrate, Amon Mugezi.
The gesture by the prime minister to save the woman's p...
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