20 Sep 2021 · Mabirizi has petitioned the LDC Magistrates Court to institute criminal proceedings for the offence of obtaining registration by false pretence contrary to section 312 of the Penal Code Act.
" Why would a doctor be sent to prison for having used money for staff houses to build an intensive Care Unit? That Officer should face only administrative disciplinary measures such as demotion, not criminal proceedings for alleged corruption", said Kakuru.
Justice Mugenyi thus ordered the Electoral Commission to conduct fresh elections before condemning them together with Attan to pay costs of the case filed by the former MP Herbert Edmund Ariko Okworo. Ariko sought to overturn Attan's victory on grounds that there was malpractice and disenfranchisation of voters.
The appeal against Kania is among the 12 appeals so far filed before the Court of Appeal challenging the decisions arising from various High Court circuits that heard the 155 petitions arising from the parliamentary and local government elections held in 2021.
In his ruling on Friday, Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo dismissed the petition on grounds that Engola did not prove that any illegality or offences were committed in the election by Odur or the Electoral Commission.
The decision arises from an application filed on September 14, 2021, by 45 students who sought a halt to the graduation ceremony fixed for September 21 to September 23 2021 because their names were missing from the list of graduands.
The petition was filed by Jacqueline Kobusingye Birungi. Birungi who contested as an independent candidate accuses Nantaba of forging the A-Level results she presented from Mukono Town Academy dated 1998.