Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye was remanded to Luzira prison on the charge of treason. On June 1, 2016 he wrote to the Chief Justice of Uganda “RE: Complaint about mistreatment.” That letter got to the media a few days ago and has been social media forage for about 3 days now.

In the long and winding letter, Besigye attempts to appeal to the emotive side of the CJ, blackmail him and trap him in the monkeyshines of politics, albeit untactfully. These are my thoughts.
To begin with, it is not surprising but it is sad that for all this long, Besigye had never congratulated His Worship The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe ever since he ascended onto the helm of the Uganda’s Supreme Court.
This is witness of Besigye’s little regard for the office of the Chief Justice and the court system generally.

On many occasions, Besigye has lambasted Uganda’s…

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