Court summons Chameleone of S.Sudan gift car

Chameleone atop his V8

Anti-Corruption Court Division in Kampala has summoned Leone Island singer Jose Chameleone for alleged possession of an uncustomed vehicle

The Land Cruiser SSD 449B was gifted to Chameleone by South Sudan businesswoman Achai Wiir.

In his summons dated Tuesday July 7 and signed by Chief Magistrate, Pamella Lakunu Ocaya, directed Chameleone to appear before Court on July 30 2020 at 9am to explain charges related to flouting tax systems.

According to Uganda Revenue Authority, Chameleone failed to pay an estimated Shs100m in taxes for a high-end car, registration number SSD 499B Land Cruiser V8 model GRJ 200.


Simon Peter Lwanga, a Customs officer at URA, says Import Duty has not been paid on the said vehicle in Uganda and it is valued at Ugx 137,350,725 (Ugandan shillings one hundred thirty seven millions, five hundred and seventy twenty-five only).

He said Chameleone knew or ought reasonably to have known the vehicle was uncustomed.



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