In their judgment, the Court of Appeal Justices Muzamiru Mutangula Kibeedi, Christopher Gashirabake, and Eva Luswata explained that Ariho's submissions revolved around the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence.
Since Last year when the Mbarara City Security Committee suspended the process to electing new Boda Boda leaders following protests from a section of riders who accused the Independent Electoral Body of alleged irregularities, the city has failed to organize and hold the elections which have been postponed for more than three times.
Mao said that “Arresting a person for a debt should be the last resort because many people are abusing court processes. If a debtor has put security your first remedy is to liquidate the security. If it is land you sell it.” -Mao
On Monday morning, the two parties with their legal teams held a mediation session that lasted hours and was chaired by the head of Litigation at the Electoral Commission, Counsel Eric Sabiiti who volunteered to mediate between the parties.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison, says that the facility that was constructed to host only 324 inmates currently accommodate 2581. He says that the inmates now sleep in turns because of space problems.
On Thursday, during the Mbarara City Council meeting, the councilors unanimously approved a motion to provide land measuring 1.5 acres located in Kakiika ward, Mbarara City North Division to the Judiciary.
The district leadership had earlier opposed the allocation claiming that the Judiciary did not follow the right procedure in requesting the land. The Judiciary had initially written to Mbarara city which had responded by allocating one acre of land.
Tayebwa through his lawyer Geoffrey Kandeebe, on Monday, told the court presided over by Justice Moses Kazibwe Kawumi that Tumuramye was illegally nominated by the Electoral Commission. According to Kandeebe, the document he attached on the petition as the nomination paper had only signatures from nine registered voters instead of ten.
The petition was filed by Jeremiah Kamurari, a challenger for the same seat in the just concluded elections challenging Nathan Byanyima’s academic qualifications. Kamurari had argued that Byanyima did not have the requisite qualifications to contest for a parliamentary seat.
The two were handed 85 years in jail in 2015 by Justice Lameck Mukasa who found them guilty for the murder of Karuhanga, Bernard Ntwirenabo, Naboth Turyahabwe, Kenneth Timuzigu, Eldard Tumwine and Alex Turyamureeba.
Kamukama had returned to court seeking a temporary injunction stopping her rival’s nomination on grounds that her main application seeking to nullify Muheesi’s victory in the primaries would be rendered useless if she goes through with the nominations.