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Man accused of defaming Pastor Patrick Makumbi remanded to Luzira prison
Joseph Mukasa was arrested for defamation after he accused Bishop Makumbi, of International Gospel Healing Centre of performing fake miracles and defrauding his congregation.

The Makindye Chief Magistrate's Court has remanded a man to Luzira prison for defaming the head of a Pentecostal church in Kampala.

The court ordered Joseph Mukasa to be remanded until the 6th July when his case will come up for hearing. 

Mukasa was arrested last month for defamation. He accused Bishop Patrick Makumbi, of the International Gospel Healing Centre in Lweza, of performing fake miracles and defrauding his congregation.

The presiding Grade One Magistrate, Allan Gakyaalo fixed Kato's  case for hearing on the 6th July this year and ordered Bishop Makumbi to come along with his witnesses. 

Mukasa was charged with defamation on the 5th of this month but he pleaded not guilty. 

Mukasa had made his allegations against Makumbi during and investigative news story about shady pastors that was aired on NTV.