Justice Irene Mulyagonja, who delivered the lead judgment, stated, "The Deputy Speaker/Among ought to have resolved the question of her interest in the matter as soon as possible in the public interest as it is required by the Code of Conduct of Members of Parliament in the Rules. When she did not do so, she acted in conflict of interest and reflected that she was biased.”
Lady Justice Eva Luswata and Oscar Kihiika have since replaced Justices Musota and Madrama on the panel. Justice Bamugemereire, the head of the panel apologized to the parties for the delay, saying that it was beyond their control.
“The task team investigating the alleged theft of iron sheets is expected to record the final statements of suspects this week by Friday, and also the teams that were sent in Karamoja region, are expected to be back with their field reports and evidences they have recovered."Enanga noted.
A senior Police detective, who is part of the team investigating the claims, says that the team comprises officers from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence, Internal Security Organization, and Crime Intelligence.
Matovu has tabled evidence to show he suffered a lot of trauma, physical and mental anguish for which he is seeking 500 million shillings in compensation for the violation of his right to liberty, freedom from torture by the respondents.
The passing of the proposal to increase the number of Ministers from 80 to 81 and the approval of Robinah Nabbanja happened without debate in the plenary sessions chaired by Deputy Speaker Annet Anita Among.