Yusuf Nyanzi and Hussein Sserubula were arrested and arraigned before the Chief Magistrate of Nakawa Court Douglas Singiza and charged with murder and attempted murder. They were later remanded to Kitalya prison.
Kabaziguruka who in 2016 challenged the constitutionality of the General Court Martial however said he was disappointed that the court ruled that the Court Martial although has no jurisdiction over civilians it nevertheless is a legal entity that can try people albeit those subject to military rule.
Jameson Karemani the Public Relations Officer of Judiciary says that the delay is due to the ongoing COVID 19 lockdown. He however noted that immediately after the lockdown is relaxed, the Judiciary will deploy a judge and start operations as other requirements are put in place.