Man Sentenced to 35 days in prison for failing to pay food and beer debt

By Ruth Anderah

A 50 year old man has been sentenced to 35 days imprisonment at Luzira prison for failing to pay for food and beer that he consumed at a Health Club at Ntinda, a Kampala surbub.

Joseph Rwamukyo a resident of Kiboga district has pleaded guilty to obtaining goods by false pretense before Kampala City Hall court Grade one magistrate Moses Nabende.

He admitted to have gone to the Health Club on 2nd July 2017 where he ate food and drank beer worth Shs22,500 which money he could not pay on demand.

The magistrate has ordered him to pay a Shs100,000 fine on top of 300,000 to the Health club as compensation.