In his opening remarks at The Hague—Netherlands—based International Court of Justice (ICJ), Uganda Attorney General William Byaruhanga today argued that Congo has simply been demanding too much in war reparations and looting of its minerals by Uganda soldiers during the 1997 to 2003 war.
According to Musiime, the allegations of malpractices, illegalities against her and the Commission as well as cases of bribery are misconceived because there is no such an issue that was purportedly reported to her.
On Thursday, Justice Luswata however, argued that, since election petitions are matters of public interest, it was prudent to follow the right rules and procedures involved in serving such petitions, to avoid cases of prejudice. Luswata further directed the petitioner to serve the respondents’ lawyers with certified copies of the petition in two days.
Speaking to URN in an interview, Atine said that he had learnt with shock that Ojambo had illegally disposed of the timber prompting him to file a formal complaint with Adjumani Resident State Attorney.
Edgar Lubadde, a candidate who came last in the Busiro County North parliamentary race asked the court to declare him the winner of the January 14 election. Lubadde who scored only 199 votes challenged the election of Nsubuga who scored 21,401 votes on the ground that he lacked the requisite academic qualifications to contest as a Member of Parliament as required by law, at the time of his nomination.
Musumba applied for substituted service on claims that Kadaga or her agents had declined to receive the petition in which she is accused of involvement in vote-rigging and voter bribery during the recently concluded parliamentary elections.