In his general circular dated December 22, Justice Bamwine reveals that the civil servants and other litigants are getting a soft landing in court as they easily obtain injunctive orders to stop the IGG or DPP from prosecuting them and the Auditor General and the Police from investigating them.
She had been scheduled to appear in court today and plead to the criminal charges preferred against her but she instead sent her lawyer Peter Sebyuma on grounds that she was feeling unwell. Accordingly, presiding Magistrate Simon Kintu extended her summons to January 28.
If the Judicial service commission has looked at the complaint, they call the parties, hear them and confirm that there is a case. Only then do they advise the appointing authority to appoint a tribunal of senior judges some of them foreign to go into the trial of a particular Judge.
During cross examination by both state prosecutor Wycliffe Mutabire and defense council Geoffrey Kandeebe today Lillian Nalubwaama pinned Rukundo of how she handed over a bribe of 500, 000 shillings to him in his chambers in order to speed up hearing of her case.