Busobozi asked Court to direct Kyazze to take oath for cross-examination on his submission. Speaking on behalf of the team, Bazekuketta explained that they want to cross-examine the State Attorney over his claims that the DPP is still inquiring into the matter, saying there was no evidence to this effect.
Walyemera told the court that Ssemakadde is already standing trial in court on similar offences, which are being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Directorate and is out on police bond. He argued that the double proceedings against his client is tantamount to abuse of the Court process.
The same decision was confirmed by the Supreme Court on November 19th 2021 by the Supreme Court Justices in a majority decision of six against one, thereby paving way for the resumption of the suspects' trial.
"I'm not trying to frustrate your quest for knowledge. The challenge I have is that we work with different contractors and subcontractors, and without going in details Mahathi has a relationship with one of the various contractors that we work with. But that doesn't mean that the deceased was an employee of Mahathi Infra. There is a contractual relationship with the employer.” -Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited's Lawyer Robert Kirunda
The panel of five Supreme Court Justices led by Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo in their ruling agreed with the applicants and issued an interim order staying the decision of the Constitutional Court. According to Justice Paul Mugamba who read the decision on behalf of the panel, the order will remain in force until the determination of the substantive application or any other order.
Semakadde was picked up by four plain-clothed detectives from Twed Towers shortly after the hearing of their application seeking to compel the government to include lawyers on the list of essential service providers, on Thursday afternoon.
Muhumuza asked to step down from the case filed by Dr. Denis Asiimwe Katebire, formerly an assistant lecturer at Makerere Law School’s Public Interest Law Clinic-PILAC while appearing before the Justice Patrick Tabaro-led Staff Appeals Tribunal on Wednesday to represent the University.
Associate Prof. Ronald Kakungulu Mayambala, a senior lecturer at Makerere University's School of Law, together with Edith Kusasira, a Human Resource Management expert from the Ministry of Public Service who is also a member of the tribunal have up to Tuesday next week to produce a report on the reconciliation process back to the tribunal.
Through his lawyers led by Isaac Ssemakadde, Kasulu told court that there is an imminent threat and should court fail to grant an interim injunction, the looming interviews will affect Kasulu and nearly 700 others who are temporary employees of KCCA.
The defense team led by Isaac Ssemakadde has lined up 19 witnesses including doctors, professors and religious leaders. Kamasanyu has summoned the witnesses to appear in court following an application by Nyanzi’s lawyer.
Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu ordered Nyanzi to start preparing her defense arguing that prosecution through their three witnesses have been able to prove the ingredients of the charges against her.
Speaking to URN shortly after the Tribunal session, Advocate Innocent Okong, of Kob Advocates & Solicitors, representing Dr. Ocita expressed disappointment with the university for using delaying tactics to frustrate justice of his client by failing to produce minutes on time.