Deported MTN CEO sues Ugandan Government
Wim Vanhelleputte, the deported MTN Uganda CEO has gone to court to term his deportation unlawful and a complete abuse of his rights by Ugandan government.
In part, his affidavit reads, “The applicant has never committed any offence or criminal act under the laws of Uganda and neither is he responsible for breaking any law. That there’s no lawful reason whatsoever for his deportation. That it is in the interest of justice that his deportation be quashed.”
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Further, the Belgian is married for the last 19years to a Ugandan and are blessed with two children who are 17 and 13 years of age.
Besides quashing his deportation, he is seeking general payment of damages for having been unlawfully detained and deported.
The reason for his deportation was on the allegation that he had been sponsoring Bobi Wine in his activities against President Yoweri Museveni.