Crime & Investigation

Law Society Boss Receives Death Threats


more about geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>“I have endured numerous threats to my person since Thursday last week. As the Hon Secretary of the Law Society, medicine I signed the notice for the EGM and in that same capacity, read out the assembly resolutions that inter alia suspended the AG (Attorney General) from the membership of the Uganda Law society,” says Opio a respectable city lawyer.

“Those calling me on unknown numbers and threatening to deal with me and or expose me should know that I am unmoved in the service of my society,” he added on his Facebook page.

Nyombi was kicked out of the law society for reportedly misleading the President in several high profile cases including the recommendation of the extension of Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki’s reign despite clocking the mandatory 70 years.

Opio could not be reached for comment as our telephone calls remain answered.

Contacted, Deputy Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango could offer an authoritative comment as he was not yet briefed on the matter.

“Let’s first find out whether he has reported the matter to police. Then from there we can comment,’ he told Chimpreports.

Opio’s comment suggests that he is being with hunted by close associates of the powerful Attorney General.

“My commitment and that of my colleagues for the greater good is unwavering,” he added.

Opio, a critic of government policies, is a regular panelist on radio and television talk shows.

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