Raising a matter of procedure on Wednesday in Parliament, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Kiira Municipality MP said the arrest of the MPs touches on the privileges and protection as MPs. He questioned if Parliament is taking any step to help the MPs.
They want the court to declare that section 11 of the Public Health (Control of Covid) rules 2021 issued by the Ministry of Health indefinitely closing worship places and suspending activities such as prayers in open spaces and outside premises of churches and mosques contravenes several articles of the Constitution.
Nakayenze’s lawyer, Yusuf Mutembuli told the court that Dr. Galiwango, who is Uganda’s ambassador to Kenya had failed to make it to court. However, Justice Bashaija ordered that the witness appears in court via zoom. He adjourned court for 10 minutes to allow Nakayenze’s team to prepare Dr. Galiwango to appear via zoom for cross-examination.