A fire has gutted the office of Chief Justice Owiny Dollo at the Supreme Court chambers in Kololo.
Reports indicate that the fire started inside Chief Justice Owiny Dollo’s office before he reported for work, but two judges of the Supreme Court, Elidaad Mwangushya and Mike Chibita, were on the premises and escaped unhurt. No injuries have been reported and all support staff have been safely evacuated.
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.