5 Gureme Rwakoojo, Ag. Director of Civil Litigation in the Attorney General’s Chambers.
On the part of the respondents, Julius Kirya Taitankoko swore an affidavit in reply as well as affidavits surrejoinder.
10 The applicants also filed an additional affidavit in support by one Keto Nyapendi Kayemba, Assistant Auditor General, and an affidavit in rejoinder by Sydney Asubo, Director of Legal Affairs at the Inspectorate of Government.
15 At the hearing of the Application, the applicants were represented by Ms. Patricia Mutesi, Principal State Attorney, and Mr. Elison Karuhanga, Private Counsel, instructed by the Attorney General, and Mr. Sydney Asubo, Director Legal Affairs at the IGG’s office.
20 The respondent was represented by Mr. David Sempala and Mr. Mulema Mukasa. Three officials of the respondent, namely Mr. John Watulo, Mr. Sowali Nape and Mr. Kirya Taitankoko were present in court.
This matter started way back in 1978 during the Idi Amin era when the then Government unlawfully confiscated the respondent’s motor vehicles and blocked its Bank Accounts. Later the Government withdrew its orders. In 1981, the respondent filed High Court Civil Suit No. 84 of 1981 against the 1st Applicant for the unlawful