According to the 1995 constitution as amended in 2017, a presidential candidate not satisfied with the results of the Electoral Commission has up to 15 days to file a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the results after they have been declared. The Electoral Commission declared Museveni the winner of the 2021 presidential election on January 16 with 58 % of the valid votes while Kygaulanyi the runner-up had 35%. Therefore, Kyagulanyi had up to January 31 to file his petition. However, the above deadline fell on a Sunday prompting him through his lawyers to ask court to file the petition on Saturday January 30, which was denied.
While reading the names of the accused during a special ICD session held at the Kirinya main prisons on Thursday, Luswata said that, although the initial charge sheet comprised of 207 suspects, some were missing on the list and such anomalies would delay the pre-trial session.
The matter came up when a group of pastors under their umbrella body- Hands Across the World petitioned Lt Col Edith Nakalema, the head of the State House Anti Corruption Unit indicating that Mondo had used their group to con a number of people, with promises that he would construct churches for the pastors, houses for the needy and offer scholarships for needy children.
He was facing 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during attacks in Pajule IDP camp in October 2003, Odek IDP camp in April 2004, Lukodi IDP camp in May 2004, and Abok IDP camps in June 2004.