Judge Dismisses Eight Cases over Absenteeism

30th, October 2017

Hon. Lady Justice Percy Night Tuhaise, the head of the Family dismissed eight cases after the parties involved in the matters failed to turn up in court.

Out of the eight, six were divorce petitions. The Hon. Judge stated, "The parties and their counsels were not in court and no explanation was given yet they were served with summons and they acknowledged service," she stated.

The dismissed cases are part of an ongoing session at the family division were 50 cases have been cause-listed for hearing.