Justice Esther Kisakye of the Supreme Court has accused Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo of barbaric behavior.
On March 18, drama ensued in the Supreme Court in Kampala when eight justices of the highest court in the land walked out on Kisakye.
Kisakye had insisted on delivering her minority ruling on the withdrawal of Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine’s petition.
But she could not locate her ruling file.
Her colleagues walked out on her, power and the public address system were switched off.
She accused CJ Owiny Dollo of ordering the confiscation of her ruling file, switching off of power and public address system, and commanding his colleagues to walk out on her.
“I am very surprised that the Chief Justice of Uganda has chosen to use barbaric means,” said Justice Kisakye.
She added that she felt it was her “constitutional duty to disobey the unlawful orders of the Chief Justice and to fulfill my duty as a member of this coram to deliver my decision.”