In the petition, Eronda wants court to hold the school head teacher and his deputy liable for the losses he suffered since senior one. According to him, as a result of their conduct, Eronda has suffered special damages totaling to over twenty-four million shillings. This is the amount spent on school fees, transport and pocket money, uniforms and other school requirements.
Justice Kaweesa said that the sureties were given adequate time to produce the suspect in court. He ordered that each of the sureties pays 50 Million Shillings or face jail for arrested for aiding the escape of a suspect.
Speaking to Journalists at Speke Hotel in Kampala on Tuesday morning, Mirembe’s family members led by her father, Emmanuel Musoke, a resident of Lukuli-Nanganda in Makindye division, says that it's painful for them that the suspect can’t be traced yet they have been pursuing justice for the last six years in vain.
“My lord one of the requirements for the accused (Kirabo) while he was granted bail was to attend every court session. Now he is missing, I pray that his bail is canceled and is issued a warrant of arrest as he might flee the country at this point.” -State Attorney Happiness Ainebyona
Stunned by the verdict and quick sentencing, the Kayunga Woman MP Aidah Nantaba says the court swift move is meant to protect the Mafia who didn't want her to expose them and their key role in the Ssebulime's killing who she needed alive alive and reveal the people who were after her.
“My Lord, summons was sent to all witnesses, we tried getting in touch with all of them for purposes of attending today’s session, unfortunately their contacts have remained off,” Naluze told court before pleading for extra time to get in contact with the witnesses again.
Nantaba who has today appeared as State witness for cross examination conducted by Mukono Regional State Attorney Aisha Naluze at Mukono High Court has declined to confirm that the bike presented as exhibit is the exact bike that was used by the late Ssebulime to trail her.
On Wednesday, Justice Henry Kaweesi read the charges for Kirabo. "It is alleged by the state that you (Kirabo Matthew) on the night of July 10 and 11 2015, at Lugazi- Kawolo in Buikwe district with malice killed Desire Mirembe. Is it true?"
“In my view, she has failed in her duty to prove these claims to the satisfaction of this court and on a balance of probabilities. I find that Nantaba did not commit any electoral offences during the electoral process and that the elections of the District Woman representative of Parliament in Kayunga District were conducted in compliance with the electoral laws and principles. This Petition is accordingly dismissed with costs to Nantaba and EC,” Lady Justice Mukwaya ruled.
On Thursday, the Deputy Registrar of Mukono High Court Harriet Ssali Nalukwago ruled that the school did not follow the right procedures when expelling Eronda. The school rules note that any student must be subjected to the student’s disciplinary committee before is taken to the teacher’s disciplinary committee. The headteacher then appeals to the board of governors before the final decision is taken.
More than 1,000 individuals were evicted from land covering up to six villages which formed part of the Forest Reserve that had been encroached on by residents, some of who had erected permanent structures on the land. The eviction was effected by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces in 2014.