In their application through their lawyers led by Robert Rutaro, the applicants said the contentious decision was reached on July 8th 2022 and communicated in a letter issued by the NRM Secretary General, Richard Todwong
As a result, Gen. Gutti endorsed the withdrawal and accordingly set Buchanan free. In August 2019, operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence arrested Buchanan for his alleged involvement in counterfeit currency deals with the intention of defrauding foreign nationals.
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.
In the suspension letter, Stephen Okello, the Executive Director of NGO Bureau explained that Chapter Four Uganda had been closed together with 53 other Non-Governmental Organizations for alleged failure to comply with the legislation regulating their operations.
“The plaintiff/Besigwa, his fellow workers and good Samaritans laboriously retrieved the deceased using spades and other rudimentary tools to dig him up whereupon the deceased was transported on a Boda boda to Nsambya hospital”, the court heard.
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 High Court Civil Division Judge, Musa Ssekaana dismissed the application filed by Derrick Okello Wamboga and Joel Jerry Walyono when the matter came up for hearing on Tuesday. He argued that since the petition was meant to enforce rights under public interest, the applicants should have petitioned the Constitutional Court.
On Tuesday, when the matter came up for mention before Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Sanula Nambozo, State Attorneys Joan Keko and Ivan Kyazze informed Court that they had instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions to take over the matter.
When the matter came up for hearing on Monday, State Attorney, Hillary Nathan Ebila asked the Court to dismiss it on grounds that it was an abuse of the court. He explained that a similar matter was already decided by the Court of Appeal Justices Christopher Izama Madrama who dismissed it for having been overtaken by events.
According to Mabirizi, this is not a case that needs to be rushed because the petitioner Rutaro has a personal vendetta against him, hatred and bad relationship between them which has since become sour
Ssekaana issued an order for the arrest of Mabirizi on February 15, 2022, after finding him guilty of contempt of court for allegedly attacking judicial officers using his social media platforms. He had earlier on ordered Mabirizi to pay a fine of 300 million Shillings for the same offence.
Mabirizi accused Ssekaana for being biased , incompetent and not able to head the smallest court of a family, and one who doesn't qualify for any award from Uganda Law Society and even for a Grade Two Magistrate
Ssemakadde has been summoned by Assistant Commissioner of Police Julius Twinomujuni on behalf of the Director CID to report at the CID headquarters in Kibuli on February 28th, 2022. He will be interviewed and also asked to record a statement for offensive communication.
The arrest of Mabirizi comes exactly a week after the High Court Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana issued an order directing every Police officer in Uganda to arrest him upon sight and be taken to Kitalya Mini Max Prison to serve an 18 months punishment for continued attack of judicial officers.
“The evidence on record is sufficient to prove that both the Twitter handles and Facebook Page-Uganda People’s Interests belong to the Respondent-Male Mabirizi and his unique headed or colored and well-designed paper with complaints to Judicial Service Commission and other agencies”, said Ssekaana.