Court Rejects Eight Witnesses in Petition Against Nantaba

The High Court in Mukono on Monday rejected eight witnesses in the second election petition filed challenging the victory of Idah Erios Nantaba, the Kayunga District Woman Member of Parliament. Justice Olive Kazaare Mukwaya rejected the witnesses and affidavits during the hearing of a case filed by Harriet Nakwede, 44, one of the three people challenging Nantaba’s victory. The others are Jackeline Birungi, a former contestant and Rita Nabadda, a concerned citizen. Justice Mukwaya rejected the witnesses after Nantaba’s Lawyer Ambrose Tibyasa cross-examined Nakwede. Nakwede told the court that all…

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