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Kayihura's wife disowns lawyers Alaka, Ochieng

Angella Kayihura, the wife of the embattled former inspector general of police, Kale Kayihura has disowned city lawyers, Caleb Alaka and Evans Ochieng. 

In her statement issued on Monday afternoon, Angella, says no member of Kayihura's family has met, talked to or even gave instructions to the two lawyers to represent the former police chief in court. 
"This is to inform the general public that neither General Kale Kayihura nor any member of his family has met, talked to or instructed Mr. Evans Ochieng or Mr. Caleb Alaka or their law firms to represent Gen Kale Kayihura as alleged in the media," the statement reads. 

Gen Kale Kayihura and his wife Angella Kayihura

Adding that, "Gen Kayihura's and our own lawyers are M/s Kampala Associated Advocates. To date, neither Gen Kayihura nor any member of his family has instructed any lawyer to file any application in any court for any purpose. Statements to that effect are false."
Kampala Associated Advocates confirmed the authenticity of the statement. The statement follows claims by Alaka and Ochieng's claim that they have been denied access to their client, Kayihura. Alaka told URN on Sunday that they would be filling a habeas corpus application in court to compel to produce the general in court.
A habeas corpus application is made in court seeking orders to compel authorities to present a suspect in court who is deemed to be unfairly detained. Kayihura was picked up by the military from his country home in Kashagama in Lyantonde district on Wednesday last week. He was airlifted to the army headquarters in Mbuya for questioning.

He was later taken to Makindye military barracks where he is locked up. Both Alaka and Ochieng told URN that they had tried to access Kayihura on Friday and Saturday but they were turned away by the military. 


+1 #11 gwok 2018-06-20 01:19
Quoting rubangakene:
Don't blame the lawyers; every Ugandan is 'perched and shifty', looking for whatever crumbs from anywhere and from whoever.

Blame the system that has engendered this practice in the last 30 years.

As for the wife, whose side is she on anyway, shouldn't she have come out 'rooting for him in earnest in the first instance?' Crumbs, if you ask me!

Actually the issue here is not the greed of lawyers in general. That is given, BUT rather "lawyers of which feather". Do you remember "... xxx are the most qualified..." slogan that was paraphrased to us earlier this year?

The Ochiengs are just of wrong feathers to these guys.
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0 #12 Marcello 2018-06-20 09:49
[quote name="WADADA rogers"]For Ugandans who are celebrating the arrest of Kayihura, be very careful, this is a stage managed arrest.

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