Uganda, April 17 -- The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Thomas Tayebwa has dismissed social media allegations that he illegally grabbed a plot of land belonging to a one Esther Lubunde in Abayita Ababiri-Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District.

Mr Tayebwa was responding to the allegation that went viral in a social media video.

During a meeting with Ms Lubunde at Parliament on April 17, Mr Tayebwa noted that his investigations into the allegations revealed that the lady in the social media video was hoodwinked by her tormentors, making her believe that the deputy speaker was behind the forceful grabbing of her land and subsequent arrest of her husband, Mr Edward Lubunnde.

He added that Ms Lubunde was easily tricked by the 'conmen' who a...