Yoweri Kaguta Museveni orders Supreme Court to dismiss Bobi Wine Petition with immediate effect

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally broken the silence over plans to challenge his presidential victory by the National Unity Platform (NUP) President Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine in the recent January 14, 2021.

Bobi Wine receives European Union
Bobi Wine receives European Union

According to the emerging reports, Museveni wants the supreme court to dismiss the petitions file by NUP with immediate effect and NUP to be held responsible of any costs that should be involved.

NTV Uganda confirmed the move taken by NRM after the latter took to the limelight to assert that they won the election legally and with adherence to all the requirements rolled out by the Electoral commission.

Bobi Wine who is accusing Museveni of rigging the elections that saw him declared President for the sixth term since he took office in 1986 amidst military brutality that left at least 59 Ugandans dead.

The Supreme Court registrar Harriet Ssalu confirmed that the pre-hearing will take place on Thursday 11, 2021 after which the court will have at least 45 days to hear and pass their judgment.

Amidst the current preparations, judges have been reported to have received all the necessities at their tables, with the Supreme Court registrar asserting that every end has completed their move.

Museveni is also accused of forcefully detaining and harassing Ugandans opposing his brutal leadership that has seen tension high in the Country, a move that has spurred mixed reactions amongst African countries and the European Union.

READ ALSO : Bobi Wine NUP have no evidence in their petition, Museveni legal team.

Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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