By Sania Babirye
The Judicial Officers strike has entered its second day with many suspects who are on bail stranded at court as they reported for their bail extensions and case mention .
This morning many suspects who are out on bail returned for their bail extensions only to be informed by clerks in the registry that they did not have any instructions to extend their bail.
This means that suspects who are out on bail are not subjected to report back to court until judges return to work and set new bail dates and case mention .
However some suspects have improvised with their lawyers by agreeing with prosecutions on which date they should return back to court for mention of their different cases as the indefinite strike continues.
But suspects who are on remand in Luzira prisons have not been brought to court by prison Authorities.
Some of the key cases that flopped today include the Corruption case against State Minister for Labour Hebert Kabafunzaki and two others where prosecution led by Barbara Kawuma and his lawyers agreed that they return back to court on tge 11th of September hoping that by then the judges and magistrates strike would have ended.
It still remains to be seen what will happen to other suspects who are out on bail and have not been given another date to report back .
This is likely to make many suspects untraceable by fleeing or changing their places of abode.