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Judiciary investigates registrar for assaulting journalist

By Sania Babirye

The judiciary has launched an investigation in which one of its member is accused of assaulting journalists.

According to a press release by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary, Esta Nambayo, the Inspector of Courts has been tasked to investigate reports that the acting registrar (Planning and Development),Fred Waninda, assaulted some television journalists.

The Inspectorate has been ordered to investigate the matter and present its findings within seven days for further management.

This follows after the chief registrar received media reports that the Ag. Registrar Waninda, assaulted journalists on the 25th of April 2019 at the Commercial Court for a land grabbing case.

The Inspectorate of Courts is mandated to receive and investigate complaints of maladministration of justice against any staff of the Judiciary and all cadres of judicial officers.

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