The civil department of the prime court docket in Kampala has pushed aside the swimsuit filed by means of the as soon as NBS Frontline display political pundit and previous Ccedu Chairperson, Miria Matembe and her husband Nekemia Matembe, towards govt Spokesperson Ofwono Opondo, former NBS Frontline Show host Charles Odongtho and NBS tv, which cited defamation.

In Matembe’s swimsuit, she in large part accused Ofwono Opondo of uttering defamatory statements the place he (Opondo) mentioned he heard that Matembe’s husband, Nekemia Matembe, left her and opted to sleep with housemaids. This was once in a while after Matembe ridiculed Opondo and accused him of taking part in the Wealth Creation Cows as a substitute of handing over them to the anticipated beneficiaries.

“Ofwono Opondo, you are there enjoying the wealth cows, I saw the other night on TV, get yourself these cows for wealth creation, they go to them. So because of those cows, because of what they are eating out there, they are just betraying Ugandans … “accused Matembe

“I am sure Hon. Matembe has suffered similar things. They said her husband left her and slept with housemaids … . I hope that is correct … I am saying I hope that was correct… .I don’t fear that … I hope that was right as well.” fired again Ofwono Opondo.

In the ruling delivered by means of electronic mail to each the events, the presiding Judge, Justice Philip Odoki justifies the dismissal of the case with conviction that the statements complained about do not need any defamatory imputation.

“If the actual words complained of as being defamatory are not set out in the plaint, the plaint would be defective. … It cannot be said that the plaintiffs suffered as a result of those statements. Issue 8 is therefore resolved in the negative” regulations Odoki.