Entebbe Chief Magistrate Court yesterday charged House of Prayer Ministries (Canan Land) senior Pastor, Aloysius Bugingo and new bae, Susan Makula Nantaba with three counts;
- Contracting marriage by Customary Law when already married under the Marriage Act Cap 521 contrary to Section 50 of the Marriage Act, Cap 251.
- Marriage with a person previously married contrary to section 42 of the Marriage Act, Cap 251.
- Bigamy contrary to section 153 of the penal code act, Cap 120
This was after Bwerenga LC1 Chairman confirmed that the customary marriage ceremony took place.
DPP represented by Ddamba Makula said the state won’t take over the case.
Particulars of the case:
Pastor Aloysius Bugingo on the 7th day of December 2021, at Kawuku, Katabi Town Council, Wakiso District, having contracted marriage under the Marriage Act Cap 251 with Teddy nalugwa Bugingo and during the continuance of the marriage, did contract another marriage in accordance with the Customary Law with Susan Makula Nantaba.
Bugingo and Makula are expected to appear before court on 21st January, 2022 to answer the charges.
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