High court Judge sitting at Fort portal yesterday(11th.October.2021) granted supplementary affidavits filed by the Former Member of Parliament for Busongora south constituency, Hon. Mbaju Jackson Kathika.
In his ruling over the supplementary affidavits filed by the layers of Hon. Mbaju Jackson Counsel Guma Devis from Guma and co. advocates, Hon. Lady Justice Katamba Victorious accepted the filing before adjourning court to Wednesday next week for scheduling, hearing and cross examination of witnesses.
The affidavits had earlier been ruled out of time during the hearing of the main petition filed by Hon. Mbaju challenging the eventual winner of the January 14th parliamentary elections by the first respondent, Hon. Gideon Mujungu who successfully defended himself.
According to Hon. Jackson Mbaju Kathika has hailed court for the decision over the same affidavits that contests, Hon. Gideon Thembo Mujungu`s academic documents he alleges have ownership contradictions.
Mr. Mbaju, the petitioner told our reporter that that a claimant of the documents as required by law was ready to appear in court for cross examination. Hon. Mbaju1….
He said the same supplementary affidavits exposes irregularities of multiple and ghost voting at Katunguru primary school and Katunguru market polling stations he prays for court to rule against. Hon. Mbaju speaking2……..
The first respondent and Member of Parliament for Busongora south constituency, Hon. Gideon Thembo Mujungu said his counsels had earlier successfully argued against the late submission of supplementary affidavits by the Petitioner.
He however said that he was to go by the court`s ruling but that he was not scared. Hon. Mujungu speaking1……
Hon. Mujungu who said he was waiting for justice to take course, called for calm among his supporters and the NRM family as the hearing and cross examination takes place on Wednesday next week. Hon. Mujungu speaking2…
During the 14th January, 2021 Presidential and parliamentary elections, Hon. Gideon Thembo Mujungu of NRM was declared the winner with seven thousand six hundred and one votes, winning the then incumbent MP, Hon. Jackson Mbaju, an Independent candidate with 74 votes. END.