By Emmanuel Okwii
Tororo court has remanded the LC3 chairman of Kirewa subcounty in West Budama north constituency of defaulting to pay a loan. Appearing before the grade one magistrates court today, Mr. Joseph Okello committed the offence after failing to pay a loan of 4,917000 he borrowed from one Peter Odwari a money lender at Tororo town.
A court session presided over by the grade one magistrate Mr. Simon Ocen heard that Mr. Okello committed the offence after he borrowed money in two occasions where he borrowed 1,300000 on 13th August 2010 and again went for 1,117000 on the 1st of February 2012 and disappeared in pretext of dodging to pay back the loan.
Under the civil suit no. 04/2013 Mr. Okello was remanded to Morukatipe prisons until he pays full or half of the principle sum of the borrowed as required by law.