Fire has gutted the second floor (Chief Justice’s Chambers) of the Supreme Court.
The incident happens shortly after an attempted bomb attack on Principal Judge Flavian that took place at the weekend.
Zeija survived unharmed in what appears to be a targeted attack after an explosive device went off under his car deflating the vehicle’s tyres and bring it to a halt. The incident happened at about 7.00 PM on the evening of April 23.
The vehicle Zeija was being driven in was shot at by unknown gunmen in an uninhabited area on Kampala-Masaka Highway at Mitala Maria in Buwama Sub County in Mpigi District at around 7pm on Saturday.
However, addressing a weekly press briefing at the Police headquarters in Naguru, Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga said it was found out that the attack was done using an improvised explosive device which had been planted in a guard rail on the roadside.
According to eyewitnesses, they first heard loud bangs on the third floor and later saw smoke coming out.
Four fire fighting machines were deployed and contained the fire.
Police is yet to establish the cause and extent of the damage. However, sources reveal that documents in the office of the Chief Justice have been destroyed.
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