Judiciary celebrates first Chief Justice Ben Kiwanuka

By Robert Segawa

The deputy chief justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo has described the Late Benedict Kiwanuka, former chief justice as principled, fearless,  and uncomplicated defender of the rule of law and justice.

While speaking at the first memorial lecture in honor of the Uganda’s first chief justice Benedict Kiwanuka at High court presided over by vice president Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi.

Justice Owiny Dollo has said the judiciary hold former chief justice Kiwanuka in high esteem, and will hold dear the values he died for.

The late Kiwanuka was 21st September 1971 dragged out from his Chambers at high court Kampala by Idi Amin soldiers and his body has never been seen again.

The memorial attended by the judiciary and members of legal fraternity started with procession of all justices and magistrate at the Chambers and offices of late chief justice from where he was kidnapped by soldiers.