Mr Amama Mbabazi’s lawyer, Fred Muwema has dragged social Media critique Tom Voltaire Okwalinga who runs under user name TVO to Facebook court and Uganda Communication Commission over false allegations.
Mr Muwema claims that the posts by TVO on March 17 and March 19 under title Betrayal in the City carried gross defamatory and offensive content against his person.
Muwema now seeks help from Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg to avail location details of TVO for legal action.
“since the offending user generated content is authored by a person of dubious identity, i would like his or her real identity to be discovered to support legal action which i intend to take against him or her,” the statement reads in part.
“To this end, i request for the internet protocal address of the subject user by the 29th March, 2016 to be able to determine the user’s physical location, email,telephone address and other useful identifier information,” the statement continues.
In a letter addressed to Mr Zuckerberg, Muwema says that should Mr Zuckerberg fail to reign in on the situation, he will have no option but hold Facebook liable in substaintial damages for the making, publication, dissemination and distribution of the defamatory content.
Tom Voltaire Okwalinga accuses Mr Muwema of orchestrating his office’s break in on March 8 after he was compromised with a staggering shs900m. However Mr Muwema already denied the allegations.