On Monday, the High Court Registrar Agnes Nkonge issued an interim order stopping Captain Godfrey Karamuzi, from opening up boundaries on disputed land occupying two villages of Kasese and Kyakago in Byakabanda Sub County. The land measures 254 hectares in Rakai district.
The group, Masaka District Muslim Assets Defenders led by Hajj Hussein Matovu has petitioned the court requesting that it overturns the sale of UMSC land, measuring 518 hectares, located on ranch 38A at Bukiragi village, Ntuusi Sub-county in Sembabule district.
In his affidavit, he argues that the Electoral Commission did not comply with the election laws and that the entire process was marred by massive ballot stuffing, alteration of the declaration of result forms, intimidation of voter, open day bribery and ferrying of voters among others; all in the favour of Musherure.
Frank Takaya, a businessman in Masaka town has denied the contractor access through his plot of land located adjacent to the road under construction, arguing that he was not compensated for his property yet he has a title over it.
In the execution of her responsibilities some of which include superintending over Kingdom’s properties in Bukakata, Buddu county, Namuddu clashed with the sub-county leadership whom she accused of authorizing new occupants on Kabaka’s land without consent from the Kingdom authorities.
In her application filed on Friday through her Lawyer, Mike Mugerwa, Nalubega says the elections were marred with gross irregularities. She says in Dwaniro, Kibanda sub-counties and Rakai town council, polling agents and voters were paid to participate in the election.
Kiyimba had challenged the outcome of the January 14 Parliamentary polls stating that they were affected by numerical errors which cost him a well-deserved victory. According to the Electoral Commission, Kiyimba polled 6,684 votes, to finish the race behind the NUP candidate Twaha Kagabo who scored 8,883.
The Chief Magistrate, Charles Yeitesi, who had issued a vote recount order on Monday declined to continue with the exercise after it emerged that the seal on one of the ballot boxes delivered in court was broken.
Court heard that security intercepted the accused persons on their way to court and took them to Makindye Military barracks before they appeared before the General Court-martial on charges of illegal possession of ammunition before they were remanded to Kitalya prisons.
Magellan Kazibwe, the lead lawyer who represented the accused persons says, they failed to complete the process of securing the court production warrants, required to order prison authorities to produce the suspect for their eventual release.
Ssebuwufu, alongside three other NUP campaign coordinators; Stanley Kafuko, Lukeman Kampala and Hassan Katumba were on Monday remanded to prisons by Masaka Chief Magistrate the Charles Yeitesi who read to them six charges of assaulting police officers and damaging a police patrol vehicle.
Kazibwe says they have instruction to apply for bail such that the suspects can have temporary freedom from dentation. The suspects include the close of associates of Robert Kyagulanyi, the NUP presidential candidate.
The Masaka Grade One Magistrate Author Zirabamuzale was forced to adjourn the case to February next year after the state prosecutor Jacob Nahurira told the court that the witnesses had not appeared in court.