Magistrate arrested for disguising as a lady to write a law exam for his girlfriend.
A newly appointed Magistrate, Musa Semwogerere, has been nabbed for posing as a woman to sit for exams for his girlfriend at the Law Development Centre (LDC) Lira, Uganda.
According to reports, he was promoted to the rank of grade one magistrate by the Judicial Service Commission two weeks ago. Semwogerere fondly called Mukisa Anthony was caught red-handed on Friday, July 28, 2023 while writing exams for his girlfriend, Irene Mutonyi.
The accused has been charged with two counts of forgery and remanded to prison till August 3. Pictures of him dressed as a woman with braided hair have gone viral on social media. LDC director,
Frank Nigel Othembi in a statement said Semwogerere’s offense was in contravention of Section 351 of the Penal Code Act and Impersonation contrary to Section 381 of the Penal Code Act.