Makindye Chief Magistrate Court has today Monday May25th,2020 charged with 19 counts the site Engineer and owner of a building that collapsed in Kansanga Kiwempe Zone killing 13people earlier this Month.
The charged are Abraham Kalanzi, 39yrs the owner of the building who also doubles as the Land and hiuse broker of Buyala Village in Mpigi district. He was charged along with ENG Christopher Band I 52yrs-old who was a site Engineer.
The duo were charged with among other counts; erecting a building without a permit, refusal to comply with a notice issued by a building committee to halt construction in December last year and causing accidents on a construction site.
Prosecution states that Abraham Kamanzi produced himself to Kabalagala Police station a fortnight after the incidence on May 10th.
Court granted a cash bail worth Ugx 1.5m each and ordered them to deposit their passports or land titles to court. The case was adjourned to June23rd for mention.
If proved guilty, Kalanzi and Band I will face a conviction equivalent to 2- 15yrs in Jail.