According to some students, Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and his Personal Assistant Gordon Murangira were seen driving past the students in a private vehicle shortly before Kwagala was picked up.
Law dons contend that it was unconstitutional and unlawful for Management to suspend or otherwise purport to discipline any leader of staff association or union for any act done in furtherance of their staff association or union interests.
In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
At one time in 2013, Kirumira was held at gunpoint by another police officer, the late Coleb Mwesigwa after he was found in Mengo trying to evict friends of the officer without a court order and far away from his jurisdiction of command.
Prof Nawangwe argues that the suspension that runs until further notice is meant to ensure safety and security of members of the university community and property as well provide serene environment for peaceful activities of the university.
It follows the suspension of the elections for the replacement of the outgoing Bishop, Rt. Rev. George Erwau. Bishop Erwau is expected to handover office this morning following his retirement after serving Soroti Diocese for nine years.
In his letter to CCEDU, the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugyenyi, says they have resolved to suspend CCEDU as partners in disseminating voter education messages and as an election observer for being partisan.