Court: Uganda FA boss of the hookBy XINHUA | Wednesday, May 30 2012 at 13:56
A court in Uganda's capital Kampala has upheld a decision by a lower court to dismiss a criminal case against the country's football governing body president Lawrence Mulindwa.
Rogers Mulindwa, spokesman of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) told Xinhua on Tuesday that the High Court dismissed the appeal on grounds that it was brought prematurely.
Buganda Road Court earlier dismissed the charges against Mulindwa and his Chief Executive Officer Edgar Watson on grounds that SOS had no legal basis to meddle into the affairs of FUFA.
Court ruled that FUFA is not a public body and its officials cannot be tried as public servants.
Mr Mulindwa had been charged with forgery of the country's football constitution.
The privately prosecuted case was brought by football activists through their body Save Our Soccer (SOS).
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