Supreme Court Criminal Appeals Session Kicks Off

6th, September 2021

The Supreme Court Criminal Appeals Session was opened by Hon. Justice Mike Chibita who conducted the pre-hearing. 

All the appellants were able to attend online from various prisons around Uganda namely, Masaka, Hoima/Masindi, Jinja, Mbale Kitalya and Luzira prisons.

The advocates on state and private brief were confirmed and given timelines for the session. 

Hearings for the week-long session will kick off on September 13 and 20 appeals will be handled. 

The Chief Justice; Hon. Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo, and Justices; Hon. Justice Ruby Opio Aweri, Hon. Lady Justice Stella Arach, Hon. Lady Justice Prof. Lilian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza, Hon. Justice Paul Mugamba, Hon. Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi and Hon. Justice Mike Chibita will handle the appeals.