About two weeks ago, the Katonga faction of FDC sued the Chairperson of the party's Electoral Commission Boniface Toterebuka Bamwenda accusing him of having abrogated the party constitution and usurping powers of the party Chairperson Ambassador Wasswa Birigwa.
Nakitto, a resident of Kinoni town council in Lwengo district, told the court that her son, then a senior two student at Lubiri High School, was shot by soldiers in Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) uniforms. She explained that they targeted him at Cornerstone Plaza in Kampala as he tried to escape the chaos in the city.
In 2022, Hirani Kanji filed a case after he was knocked on by a vehicle registration number UAY 513Y belonging to UFS. Kanji noted that he was knocked when driving his vehicle registration number UEC289N and as a result, it got damaged and he also got severe and life-threatening injuries.
In Soroti City East, the petition arose from the by-election conducted in July 2022 where the NRM Candidate, Herbert Edmund Ariko was declared the winner, beating the incumbent, FDC’s Moses Attan Okia.
In their application through their lawyers led by Robert Rutaro, the applicants said the contentious decision was reached on July 8th 2022 and communicated in a letter issued by the NRM Secretary General, Richard Todwong
As a result, Gen. Gutti endorsed the withdrawal and accordingly set Buchanan free. In August 2019, operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence arrested Buchanan for his alleged involvement in counterfeit currency deals with the intention of defrauding foreign nationals.
Busobozi asked Court to direct Kyazze to take oath for cross-examination on his submission. Speaking on behalf of the team, Bazekuketta explained that they want to cross-examine the State Attorney over his claims that the DPP is still inquiring into the matter, saying there was no evidence to this effect.
In the suspension letter, Stephen Okello, the Executive Director of NGO Bureau explained that Chapter Four Uganda had been closed together with 53 other Non-Governmental Organizations for alleged failure to comply with the legislation regulating their operations.
“The plaintiff/Besigwa, his fellow workers and good Samaritans laboriously retrieved the deceased using spades and other rudimentary tools to dig him up whereupon the deceased was transported on a Boda boda to Nsambya hospital”, the court heard.
Walyemera told the court that Ssemakadde is already standing trial in court on similar offences, which are being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Directorate and is out on police bond. He argued that the double proceedings against his client is tantamount to abuse of the Court process.
The High Court Civil Division Judge, Musa Ssekaana dismissed the application filed by Derrick Okello Wamboga and Joel Jerry Walyono when the matter came up for hearing on Tuesday. He argued that since the petition was meant to enforce rights under public interest, the applicants should have petitioned the Constitutional Court.
On Tuesday, when the matter came up for mention before Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Sanula Nambozo, State Attorneys Joan Keko and Ivan Kyazze informed Court that they had instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions to take over the matter.
When the matter came up for hearing on Monday, State Attorney, Hillary Nathan Ebila asked the Court to dismiss it on grounds that it was an abuse of the court. He explained that a similar matter was already decided by the Court of Appeal Justices Christopher Izama Madrama who dismissed it for having been overtaken by events.
According to Mabirizi, this is not a case that needs to be rushed because the petitioner Rutaro has a personal vendetta against him, hatred and bad relationship between them which has since become sour
Ssekaana issued an order for the arrest of Mabirizi on February 15, 2022, after finding him guilty of contempt of court for allegedly attacking judicial officers using his social media platforms. He had earlier on ordered Mabirizi to pay a fine of 300 million Shillings for the same offence.