Speaking at the Iganga magistrates court open day in Iganga district on Thursday, Elubu argues that since village councils were fully instituted and their decisions are recognized by law, they are free to dispose of minor disputes which can be settled outside court.
In his petition read out by the Jinja High Court Registrar, Jersey Byaruhanga, Walube wants court to bar Gologolo from publicly addressing himself as a royal chief. According to Walube, Gologolo was appointed to care take the throne following the death of his father in 1996.
But in May this year, Mumbere filed an application for a review of the terms and asked the court to allow him to go to Church every Sunday, access his visitors freely, visit Kasese district, and also appear to courts within Kampala other than traveling to Jinja district on a monthly basis.
The Kings movements were limited to only the three districts of Kampala where he currently resides, Jinja and Wakiso for fear of returning to the kingdom that could refuel the clashes among his subjects.
Jinja high court has adjourned the hearing of civil case 177 of 2014 where prince Edward Wambuzi challenges the election of H.R.H Gabula Nadiope IV as the Kyabazinga of Busoga.According to the plaintiffs lawyer, Daniel Lubogo, 2019 is far and he plans to ensure that hearing of the matter is fixed within 2018.
Veronica Babirye Kadogo was sued by her opponent Nakato Mary-Anne on grounds of voter bribery, sabotage and malpractice. Nakato accused Kadogo of giving voters mosquito nets and saucepans in exchange for votes.
Their contention started after a road map of election petition hearing released by Jinja high court deputy registrar Jesse Byaruhanga. It indicates that the case filed by Mwiru against Nathan Igeme Nabeta, the elected Member of Parliament for Jinja East Constituency will be heard in Kampala by Justice Lydia Mugambe.
Bagoole challenged the process leading to todays decision in which High Court Judge Patricia Wasswa Basaza set aside the outcome of the recount. Justice Basaza ruled that the magistrate court erred to order a vote recount without evidence of irregularities in the tally.
Majority of the petitions are based on indicators of voter bribery, ballot stuffing, declaration of wrong results, and voter intimidation, affidavits submitted before court show. A few others are based on insufficient academic documents submitted by the eventual winners and defamation.