Kyagulanyi Petition Withdrawal Hearing Hits a Snag

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The Supreme Court convened to hear the application to withdraw the election petition today Monday 4th 2021. Kyagulanyi’s lawyers represented by Medard Sseggona shocked court that their practicing certificates had expired and are yet to be renewed.

The Chief Justice ruled that it was better the case is adjourned as the lawyers write to the Supreme Court’s registrar to issue them temporary practicing certificates.

“We give you up to 5pm today to obtain practicing certificates.I am making it easy for you in case you have not yet done the other things which are required and I am directing the chief registrar to give you temporary practicing certificates that will expire on March 18, 2021 for purposes of prosecuting this petition,” Justice Dollo said.

The Chief Justice adjourned the matter to tomorrow Friday to hear the application to withdraw the petition.