Kyomya's lawyer Ngaruye Ruhindi asked the court to throw on three grounds which include failure by Gumisiriza to pay court fees on time for his application in time, failure to indicate in the application which specific polling stations where the recount should be done.
“You are hereby commanded to appear before Chief Magistrate at 9:00 am in the morning or as soon thereafter as the case can be heard,” reads the summons in parts. The registrar filed the charges against Kyomukama and Katusiime after the NRM party primaries three weeks ago.
According to the primary election results announced by the Ibanda District NRM Registrar, Moses Arimwerenga, Beinomugisha got 37,606 votes followed by Kaliisa in second position with 37,439 votes while Margaret Kiboijana came third with 19309 votes.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says neighbors found Kadiidi’s torso lying in a pool of blood. According to Kasasira, preliminary police investigations show that Kadiidi met his brutal death on Wednesday night, a day after Asiimwe was released on police bond.
The Ibanda District Police Commander, Emily Angomoku, says he was informed on Sunday evening that the suspect had hanged himself in police cells. “We have started investigations in the suicide as we wait for a postmortem report,” he said.
This year’s celebrations held under the theme; Celebrating NRM/A’s Patriotic Struggle That Ushered in National Unity and Socioeconomic Transformation is the first national event to be held in Ibanda municipality, since its inception.
The district which borders Mbarara, Kiruhura, Buhweju and Kamwenge hosted this year’s National Resistance Movement-NRM liberation Day celebrations, commemorating the date in 1986 when the NRM Captured Kampala to overthrow the government of the day, after a five-year protracted struggle.
Speaking at the 34th NRA/M celebrations at Kagongo Demonstration Primary School in Ibanda District, Kikwete said that President Museveni mentored many into leaderships from his time at University of Dares Es salaam and continues to mentor them even today.
It has attracted thousands of NRM supporters from all walks of life. Students, farmers, politicians, and members of the business community started converging at the venue as early as 7 a.m. As celebrations went on inside the ground, hundreds remained stuck in slow-moving lines, to go through the mandatory security checks.
The two facilities have encroached on Nyabukurungu wetland along Ibanda-Mbarara road and on banks of river Mpanga respectively. Ibanda District Environmental Officer Tom Nuwagira says that the prison authorities have on several occasions been told to refrain from destructing the wetland in vain.
His brother, Donald Murigye, says they first received information that Mwijukye had traveled to Kampala for the National Resistance Movement-NRM party conference. He however, says they have failed to reach him on his phones since then.
Four graves have been dug up and the bodies missing in a space of one-week leaving locals confused on what could be the reason behind the action. The incidents have occurred in the villages of Nyansimbo A and Ncwano C.
Kigarama police post in Bisheshe division of Ibanda Municipality is operating without a toilet facility.The police post which receives at least 30 people every day and also host 10 police officers has no toilet facility. The visitors to the post are asked to go to the neighboring homes for easing themselves.
The Chief Justice of Uganda Bart Katurebe says has revealed that members of parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM Party are trying to interfere with the independence of the judiciary in the country.