Court of appeal has reconfirmed NRMs Nsegumire Muhammad Kibedi as a duly elected member of Parliament for Mityana North Constituency.
Justices of court of appeal said, the appellant Dr Gordon Sematiko Katende failed to prove to court with that the respondents Electoral Commission and Nsegumire participated in election irregularities.
The petition was dismissed with costs to the appellate.
Justice of court of appeal Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Steven Musota and Christopher Gashirabake have dismissed NUPs Dr Gordon Ssematiko Katendes appeal petition and reconfirmed NRMs Nsegumire Muhammad Kibedi as a duly elected member of Parliament for Mityana North Constituency.
The judgment read by the court of appeal registrar Suzan Kenyange, justices said, the appellant failed to prove with evidence to court.
In Mubende the high court judge Emmanuel Baguma also dismissed with cost Dr Gordon Ssematiko Katendes’ petition against Nsegumire Muhammad Kibedi when he failed to prove to court that respondent participated in vote bribery.
Dr Gordon Sematiko in court alleged that Nsegumire participated in elections irregularities at different polling station among others, Bulegye play grounds, Kanyigo, Seugwangu village, Nambugu village, Binagye village, Kiyonganyi LC 1, Lweyo LC1 among others.
Although Dr Ssematiko alleged to Court that, a one Jane Kaitale one of Nsegumires agent gave out money to voters, he also failed to prove this to court.
After dismissing Dr Ssematiko’s appeal, NRMs Nsegumire Muhammad Kibedi is now a duly elected member of Parliament for Mityana North constituency.
Byte…..Nsegumire Muhammad Kibedi-MP Mityana Constituency.
In another development, the same court has also confirmed Nancy Achora as a duly elected member of Parliament for Lamwo District Women member of Parliament.
Court dismissed NRMs Molly Lanyero appeal petition challenging Nancy Achoras Victory for Lamwo district Women Member of Parliament.
Judge Tadeo Asiimwe of high court Gulu also declined to nullify Nancy Achora’s victory when he dismissed NRMs Molly Lanyero petition due to lack of evidence to prove to court that Achora and Election Commission participated in vote bribery, violence and that they interfered with elections.