Polye refused interim orders

The court today heard an application by lawyer representing incumbent Kandep MP, Don Polye, asking the Supreme Court to admit two ballot boxes and refuse nine from being counted. 

The two ballot boxes are from the Kanian and Kinduli polling areas and were set aside from counting by the returning officer, without any objection raised, the court was told.

Hearing commence on reference relating to UBS loan

This reference arises from an originating summons what was filed in 2014 and was referred to the high court by the late Justice Catherine Davani on Jan 28, 2015.

The reference has a total of 11 constitutional questions surrounding the alleged improper borrowing of K3 billion from the Union Bank of Switzerland AG by the Government. It was heard by a five-man Supreme Court bench on Friday.