Bushenyi election petition to continue next week
Written by Rurekyera Geofrey on September 3, 2021
The high court in Mbarara yesterday finished the hearing of witnesses of both Odo Tayebwa and Derrick Kabuura in election petition number six of 2021.
Court presided over by Justice Moses Kawumi today crossed examined a total of 10 witnesses in support of the respondent Derrick Kabuura.
The 9 witnesses of petitioner Odo Tayebwa were cross-examined yesterday.
Justice Kawumi thanked the lawyers and witnesses for conducting themselves in a professional manner.
Senior counsel, Godfrey Kandeebe speaking on behalf of the lawyers in the petition praised justice Kawumi for being patient and allowing all parties to present their evidence and defence in a transparent and professional way.
Justice Kawumi adjourned court to Tuesday next week when the lawyers will meet to make verbal submissions.
The lawyer for Odo Tayebwa will make final written submissions on 11th September and the lawyer for Kabuura will make the same on 16th September upon which the judge will give notice of judgement.