“They are leaving now, we hope it doesn’t change later today,” George Musisi said.
Justice Michael Elubu, who heads the court’s civil division, said if the government had evidence against alcohol, he should be charged in court, not “improperly placed at his home”, Musi’s accordingly.
Liquor, a popular singer, was the main opposition front in the presidential elections held on 14 January and his house has been surrounded by the military and police since the election ended.
Liquor dismissed the election results, saying he had evidence of fraud and intimidation.
The liquor team will decide today whether they will appeal the results of the election. The liquor team hoped to make a decision soon, but could not meet due to house arrest.
The deadline for doing so is 2 February.
The US Embassy in Uganda welcomed the High Court’s decision, saying it “underscores the role of an impartial judiciary.”
US Ambassador, Natalie E. Brown was barred from visiting Vine on January 18 when she went to check on her health and safety, she said in a Facebook post.