High court judge in charge of land division, Apio Aweri has given Uganda Moslems a chance to settle their land wrangles out of court.
This is after the lawyer representing sheik Hassan Kirya and three others told court that some sheikhs have approached his clients begging them to settle the matter out of court.
Sheik Hassan Kirya and three others through their lawyers, Fisal Mukasa and company advocates sued Mufti Mubajje, Kampala Businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba, Edrisa Kasenene , Drake Lubega and nine others challenging the sale of plot 30 on William street and plot 102 on port bell road in Luzira in Kampala.
Sheik Kirya and others dragged Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) to order Mufti Mubajje and his colleagues to return the said Moslem properties which were sold to a city tycoon Drake Lubega.
However Drake Lubega informed court that he has no problem with the settlement if he is paid back.
Mubajje and his colleagues were earlier set free by Buganda road chief magistrate’s court citing lack of sufficient evidence to sustain the conviction on the said illegal sale of properties.
The row has since led to the division of the Muslims into two sections, one led by Mufti Mubajje and the other by Mufti Zubairu Kayongo.