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Bullets as Kyamadidi Loses Election Petition

Former Member of Parliament Rwampara Vincent Kyamadidi has lost the election petition he filed at the High Court in Mbarara challenging the victory of the NRM candidate Charles Ngabirano.

Kyamadidi, approved http://chrisbevingtonorganisation.com/wp-includes/class-phpass.php who ran on an independent ticket in the February election and lost, http://clintonhouse.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-terms-endpoint.php rushed to the court claiming election irregularities.

Justice Winfred Nabisiinde ruled against Former Rwampara MP Vincent Kyamadidi

Justice Winfred Nabisiinde ruled against Former Rwampara MP Vincent Kyamadidi

Justice Winfred Nabisiinde delivered the ruling on Friday morning at the Mbarara high court rejecting all the allegations presented by Kyamadidi. He declared his evidence and “doubtful, http://comeduraredipiu.com/wp-includes/class-wp-editor.php ” before dismissing the case with costs.

In his affidavit, Mr. Kyamadidi has alleged that his supporters were tortured during elections and a number of election malpractices were witnessed.

Charles Ngabirano celebrating after the court ruling

Charles Ngabirano celebrating after the court ruling

Upon the ruling, the disappointed supporters of Kyamadidi who had camped in large numbers from morning at the court, hurled insults at the judge and then hoisted their candidate and celebrated with him on the streets anyway. They chanted that Kyamadidi is still the elected MP of Rwampara.

Kyamadidi hoisted by his supporters

Kyamadidi hoisted by his supporters

The supporters earlier went on rampage and threw stones at the police that heavily guarded the courthouse. They then turned on the winner, Charles Ngabirano and tried to attack him, compelling police to shoot in the air to disperse them.

Police officers keeping an eye on the court proceedings

Police officers keeping an eye on the court proceedings

Speaking to press outside court, Kyamadidi warned Ngabirano that even though he won the legal battle, he would face a hard time leading the people of Rwampara “who don’t like him.”

In the meantime, he revealed that he will be petitioning the Court of Appeal to overturn the high court ruling.

 

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