State Attorney Martin Mwangusha who was relying on the affidavit of the Director Operations Uganda Police Force, Edward Ochom and Brigadier Dr Godard Busingye the Chief of Legal Services in UPDF opposed the case and asked court to dismiss it.
Donning a white T-shirt with inscriptions, "Rule of law" in the back and "Basajja mwe Mujooga," in the front, Hadija Kairebwa, one of the supporters stood in a strategic spot, targeting voters from the roadside, a few metres from a polling centre at Kyambogo Primary School.
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.
On Tuesday, the applicants through their lawyers of PACE and Company Advocates led by George Musisi argue that they have a constitutional right to apply for bail and that the charges against them are bailable.
The lawyers from five law firms led by Wameli and Company Advocates, filed their application against the Attorney General, the Chief of Defense Forces and the Inspector General of Police. The other law firms are Pace and company Advocates, Muwada and Company Advocates, Kiwanuka, Kanyango and Company Advocates and Fred Kalule and Company Advocates.
Justice Henrietta Wolayo who has been a head of this court says key of the challenges they faced as the Division was the property valuers who were not registered and because of this, they had issues with evaluation of property.
In a Judgement delivered today, Justice Esta Nambayo quashed the directive by the Uganda Media Council and stated that the compulsory accreditation of journalists has been held at both national and international levels to be a hindrance to effective enjoyment to the right to freedom of expression
This was after Kamugisha sought extra time having failed to meet the previous deadline and his application was not challenged by other parties in the case. As a result, Kamugisha has been given two weeks to file his response to the case filed against him by his former best friend Moses Mufakinanye Chris aka Omujujuguju
But on the way to the bank, their sureties were reportedly beaten and chased away by police and military before they could sign the bail forms hence, frustrating the exercise which was later finalized the next day.
High Court heard that there is an imminent threat that Ssesanga will be deleted from the Uganda Police Staff payroll before the determination of the main case and he suffers prejudice should the court fail to allow his application.
Evidence indicates that on August 28th 2002, the trio poured petrol in the house of Mugagga Kasamba a resident of Nsaasi village in Nakaseke district where mother and child were sleeping and set it ablaze.
Speaking to Journalists in Kampala, Jamson Karemani, the Spokesperson of Judiciary, said when it comes to election petitions, all judges from all divisions like criminal and civil will be called upon to come and beef-up the manpower for handling these petitions.
In his ruling delivered to parties via email on Monday , Justice Ssekaana has reasoned that under Section 50 of the Electoral Commission's Act, they have special powers in case of any emergency to suspend the election campaigns.