Bobi Wine Withdraws His Petition against Museveni
Uganda’s opposition leader Robert Kyagulantyi alias Bobi Wine has withdrawn the petition challenging the re-election of President Museveni for the sixth-term.
While giving a statement on Monday, Bobi Wine accused Uganda’s Supreme Court Judges of being bias. Bobi Wine said the Judges recently denied his application to table more evidence linking President Museveni with 76 poll fraud.
“It’s clear that Alfonse Owiny-Dollo (Uganda’s Chief Justice and Head of the Supreme Court) and members of this court are not interested in giving Ugandans justice, ” said Bobi Wine.
Bobi Wine accused some Supreme Court Judges of having private meetings with President Museveni.
Therefore, Wine said he is going to take the matter to the “court of people” and they are going to have the final say concerning the matter.
On Friday, Uganda’s Supreme Court rejected additional evidence from the opposition leader which the lawyers said contained more than 200 affidavits which could have boosted their challenge to Museveni’s election.
However, the Supreme Court had given Bobi Wine until February 14 to submit the evidence and therefore the evidence tabled afterward was overshot.
Bobi Wine has continually accused President Museveni of rigging the election and therefore seeking the help of the court to overturn the election results.