In a ruling read by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the panel of nine judges agreed that the petitioner did not present substantial evidence to prove that the Electoral Commission did not comply with the law.
Rukutana wants the Attorney General struck off the list of respondents with costs to compensate for the countless man-hours that the office has lost while its officers obediently listened to a shallow and unjustified petition that is challenging the outcome of the February 18 general election.
Lucy Apio, another agent suspects their money was swindled by NRM party leaders in Oyam district. She asks the party officials to clear the air on why they havent been paid when other agents were cleared.
Tom Chemutai, the Supreme Court Registrar, told URN shortly after receiving the petition last evening, that the chief Justice Bart Katureebe is expected to constitute a quorum of justices to hear and conclude the matter within 30 days as provided for in the law.
Zachariah Mbabazi, the Hoima District Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Officer, says the suspects face charges of conducting an unlawful procession. Other suspects include Ronald Kato, Dan Tumwesige and Emmanuel Tumwesige.
The former NRM Secretary General says there was no leveled ground during the period before and during the campaign. He says state security agencies intimidated voters and candidates. He alleges ballot papers were pre-ticked in favor of the NRM candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
James Okello Mogi, who represented Mbabazi, said Electoral Commission ignored their request to get details of the results right from the polling stations to the districts in order to corroborate their compilation.
Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Kizza Besigye is accused of disregarding a Police directive to use Mukwano road, which is considered to be less congested, for his procession to the city center.
Residents want Yoweri Museveni, the NRM presidential candidate to use his campaign tour in Hoima Municipality today to take keen interest in what they describe as the messed up Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development Project.
Resettlement of the Internally Displaced People living in camps, land grabbing, improvement of sports and games dominated the campaigns of Dr. Kizza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate in sebei sub region on Friday.
There are many grass thatched houses here in Busoga and this is a reflection of the high poverty levels in this region. We have included in our budget a special fund to help sort out this problem, says FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye