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Mukono High Court Dismisses Nakwede’s Petition, Sparking Fighting at Court.

Mukono High Court Dismisses Nakwede’s Petition, Sparking Fighting at Court.

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The High Court in Mukono has dismissed the case in which Ms. Harriet Nakwedde petitioned court protesting the victory of Andrew Muwonge in Kayunga LC 5 by-elections. In the due process of the case hearing the lawyers of Andrew Muwonge led by Oscar Kihika hastily objected Nakedde’s petition asking court to dismiss the case on grounds that Ms. Nakwedde served his client when the stipulated time of seven days are over which contrary to the local government and parliamentary election act. Justice Margaret Iyikiti the Deputy high court registrar ruled in favour of Muwonge that he is the lawful chairman elect of Kayunga District and Ms. Nakwede is free to appeal if she feels dissatisfied with the ruling. Her decision sparked a war of words towards the Kayunga returning officer Jennifer Kobutu...