While delivering the ruling on Monday from the Gulu High Court, Npalo Nasulu Hussein the Deputy Registrar, Gulu High Court said that Ojera`s petition lacked substance. He dismissed the petition with costs.
According to Justice Asiimwe, Komakech wrongly addressed his resignation to the Executive Director of Butabika Hospital instead of addressing to the Permanent Secretary Health Service Commission by the fact that he is a pensionable public servant, as in accordance to the Public Service Standing Order.
Justice Stephen Mubiru said he was convinced beyond reasonable doubt that Omuria committed the offence. Justice Mubiru said that he based on the testimony of the victim’s son who told the court that after they were chased from the house, he peeped through the makeshift door and saw Omuria raping her mother.
In his judgement, Justice Stephen Mubiru the former Gulu High Court Judge and the current Judge of the Commercial Court in Kampala said the maximum punishment for murder if death but it can be reduced if the accused is a first offender who shows possibility of reforming
Okumu, who is now seeking sixth term re-election as Aswa County MP under the FDC ticket, says the pending ruling by the Court of Appeal is still bothering him whether he was legitimately elected or not.
Prosecution led by Jerome Engena alleged that the eight on May 21st 2019 burnt down 51 huts and injured several domestic animals from Kati Kati ‘C’ village, Oitino Parish in Bungatira Sub County in Gulu district during a revenge attack.
In November, 76 affected persons from Angagura sub country in Aruu North Constituency in Pader District had sought temporary injunction to halt the construction of the 33 kilovolts (Kv) power line from Aswa Dam.
Florence Oryem and Michael Ouna were arrested on Wednesday and later on the day produced before Gulu Grade Magistrates Court on charges of malicious damage.
Prosecution alleges that the two on 30th of May this year mobilised hundreds of residents who demolished two grass thatched huts and several household properties belonging to Florence Adong, a witchdoctor operating in the area.
The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going armed in certain places contrary to section 75 (b) of the penal code act. Other counts include failure to prevent obstruction of traffic flow, confusion, or disorders during a public meeting contrary to Public Order Management Act, and failure to give right of way contrary to the traffic and road safety act.
The accused were arrested on 13th August, 2018 and charged with treason on allegations that they were involved in the election-related fracas in Arua that resulted into damage on a vehicle in the Presidential motorcade.