High Court judge Margret Oguli oumo has dismissed with costs an oral application in which MP Kato Lubwama was asking her not to give voter Habib Buwembo the go ahead to challenge his election over fake academic papers.
Earlier Margret Oguli had ruled that Habib could challenege Kato Lubwama’ election over fake academic documents but MP’s lawyer Isaac Ssemakade argued that voter had filed the petition out of the required time needed to do so.
By Sania Babirye
Principal Judge, Yorokamu Bamwine has announced transfers of judges of the high court. Justice Wilson Masalu Musene, who has been heading the Criminal Division of the high court has been transferred to the new High Court Circuit in Mpigi and replaced by Justice John Wilson Kwesiga who has been heading the Land division. Justice Dr. Andrew Bashaija is now the new head of the Land Division.
Justice Godfrey Namundi has been appointed the deputy Head of the Land Division while Justice Elizabeth Kibula Kabanda, who has been caretaker judge of the Mpigi Circuit, returns to the Criminal and Family Divisions of the high court. The changes according to the principle judge are meant to ensure effective delivery of services within the judiciary and take immediate effect.
By Sania Babirye
There was commotion at the High court when relatives of Kampala business woman Dona Katushabe who was murdered at Pine car bond were denied access to the court room.
The relatives wearing black T-shirts with pictures of Katushabe were told to first remove the t-shirts before entering the court room which angered them.
They started shouting asking court not to grant bail to Pine car bond owner Muhammad Sebuufu who was appearing today for bail hearing.
They also attempted to fight members of the media who attempted to take their photographs.
By Robert Ssegawa
The 31 people accused of murdering Muslim clerics have arrived in high court amid tight security.
Security has been tightened at the high court where the trials expected to kick of today.
All roads heading to the international crime division of the high court are also blocked.
The hearing will be before the panel of 3 justices Ezekiel Muhanguzi, Percy Tuhaise and Jane Kigundu.
The suspect include the leader of tabliq sector at Nakasero mosque Sheikh Yunus Kamoga alleged to have mastermind the murder of several muslims across the country.