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Bryan White dragged to court over Shs135m dues

City socialite & self-styled businessman, Brian Kirumira alias Bryan Whyte (FILE PHOTO)

KAMPALA – An events company Majjanja and Sons Company has dragged city socialite Brian Kirumira alias Bryan White for allegedly failing to clear its balance of Shs135million.

In its lawsuit filed before the Commercial Court, the company claims that it went into an agreement with Bryan White to supply him with camping tents worth Shs270million however they were paid Shs 135million leaving the same balance unpaid until to date.

Bryan White who is the respondent, in this case, was sued along with the board of directors of Bryan White Foundation and Nicholas Muwanguzi T/a Wald Electronics.

In his affidavit, the company’s director Mr Ephraim Kirumira says that Muwanguzi on behalf of the other two respondents approached him and placed an order for supply of the camping tents at a cost of Shs270m.

Kirumira asserts that before supplying the respondents with the tents, Bryan White and his foundation directors inspected the said tents and ascertained that they met the description on the preform invoice and the sample as agreed.

He avers that on February 5, 2019, he together with other agents/employees of the company went to the foundation’s premises in Busunju- Kikandwa, Mityana district to demand their balance but instead the Bryan White wrongfully arrested them and institute criminal charges on them.

Kirumira says that they were later detained at Busunju police station and later transferred to Mityana police station in Mityana district where they were charged with obtaining money by false pretence and then released on police bond.

However, the said police file was sent to the resident state attorney for advice and sanction by police and it was forwarded back to the investigating officer advising that the matter is purely civil and that parties should seek legal redress and that the police file be closed, ”reads in part the court documents.

Through their lawyers of Adil advocates and solicitors, the company wants to recover its balance of Shs135million.

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