It was shock and drama at Supreme court when one of the Bobi Wine petition judges Esther Kisaakye revealed to our reporters that the Chief Justice Owiny Dollo was involved in the confiscation of her file containing a dissenting ruling to what other justices had decided.
On one court session after the rulings read by Justice Ruby Opio Aweri, Ezekiel Muhanguzi, and Paul Mugamba, the Chief Justice told the audience that the court would go for a 30-minute break before returning for Justice Kisakye to read her own rulings.
However, after a period of over an hour, lawyers from both sides were called into the Chief Justice’s chambers.
Later, Justice Kisakye returned to the courtroom to read her rulings in the case but her file was missing.
“I am here waiting for my ruling for delivery. The Chief Justice and the other members of the quorum, have opted not to be part of this afternoon’s proceedings and I respect their decision,” Kisakye said.
“However, what is of a surprise to me is that my file has apparently been confiscated on the orders of the Chief Justice.”