The Constitutional Court had ordered that the files for all civilians facing trial before the General Court Martial be transferred to the civil courts through the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions within 14-days. The decision was based on a petition filed by former Nakawa Division MP Micheal Kabaziguruka.
"The cancerous wound on the cheek has got worse and his health is dangerously deteriorating. Our concern is that the accused could die in prison and thus can cause a lot of embarrassment for the government and the country", reads the letter dated April 22nd 2020.
According to Dollo, court records indicate that the matter was heard before but the ruling was never delivered after the retirement of Justice Steven Kavuma. Dollo told both parties that a new panel of judges will be instituted and the case is heard afresh.
The production order was issued on Thursday by Justice Margaret Oumo Oguli. She directed the Attorney General and the Uganda Police Force to produce Omar in court without fail on Monday and show cause why he has been detained for more than 48 hours.
Kwoyelo will tomorrow Monday September 24th, 2018 appear before a panel of three Judges of the International Crimes Division to answer 93 charges against him that were confirmed at a pretrial stage by Justice Susan Okalany on August, 30th ,2018.
Justice Eva Luswata set the date on Tuesday after the Director of Public Prosecution informed court that they were able to sit with the defense lawyers to discuss some of the legal matters that had stalled the case.
The Principal State Attorney Lino Anguzo said that the lawyers of the applicant erred in law when a civil related application was served to the DPP. He advised that the DPP be struck off from the case and the case be instituted against the Attorney General of Uganda.
Jamil Mukulu, Abdallah Omar and Muhammad Matovu, with whom they were arrested in Tanzania, are demanding that a formal procedure with details of their extradition be availed to ascertain whether the charges tehy faced in Tanzania are the same as the ones they are facing in Uganda.
In a Statement released by Brigadier Richard Karemire, the Spokesperson of Ministry of Defense and Veteran Affairs, he said Kayihura can only be accessed by his immediate family members and his lawyers.
Ssekikubo petitioned the High Court Civil Division on April 24th to block LDCs graduation saying his name was missing on the graduation list because of failing two papers yet some of his course mates who had failed more papers were set to graduate.