Mukuye Samuel & Anor v Uganda (Criminal Appeal No. 232 of 2012) [2018] UGCA 68 (30 July 2018)

Criminal law
Case summary
During the trial, two assessors were sworn in with no objection but one was replaced and the replacement finished the trial and even gave an opinion in the end. Court held that this was an irregularity which occasioned a mistrial. Court further held that where there is a failure of justice is occasioned, court may reverse the decision and a retrial should be ordered

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