Minister Amelia husband released from Luzira

Amelia and her husband Kyambadde

The husband of Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde has been released from Luzira prison.

Wilson Kyambadde spent six months in Luzira civil prison having been imprisoned for failure to pay a debt of over Shs1.1bn.

He was on July 10, 2017 committed to civil prison for failure to refund Shs1.1b to a city businessman, Amdan Khan.

Kyambadde was taken to the Civil Division of the High Court, where he had since 2013 failed to appear in person, and the Deputy Registrar in-charge of execution matters, Ms Flavia Nassuna Matovu committed him to service six months in civil prison.

Moses Kirunda, a court bailiff, told Daily Monitor Kyambadde was released from Luzira civil prison after finishing his first sentence.

Kirunda expects to get his bailiff fees of about Shs37m.