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Lawyers demand unconditional release of Sheik Yusuf Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers representing Sheik Yusuf Nyanzi, one of the suspects in the murder of former Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi have demanded his unconditional release. Nyanzi was arrested on Tuesday morning together with his sixteen-year-old son Abdul Rahim Nyanzi who was later released after …

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Prisons ordered to produce Kaweesi murder suspects in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court has ordered the Uganda Prisons Services to produce two suspects in the murder of former Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi was shot dead alongside his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Mambewa on March 17, 2017, …

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Amuriat pays homage to late AIGP Kaweesi

Lwengo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate for has paid homage to the grave of the late former Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP, Andrew Felix Kaweesi while campaigning in Lwengo district.   Kaweesi was gunned down by unknown assailants together with his body …

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Prosecution hands over exhibits report in Kaweesi murder trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The state has finally handed over a report on the physical exhibits they intend to use in the trial of eight Andrew Felix Kaweesi murder suspects. The report was handed over to the defense lawyers Anthony Wameli and Geoffrey Turyamusiima by the prosecution led …

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Kaweesi murder pretrial flops

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The pretrial conference for the murder of former Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi in the International Crimes Division of High Court failed to kick off on Monday. Kaweesi was shot dead together with his body guard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Mambewa on March 17th, …

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Flying squad successfully investigates 248 cases in two years

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Immediately after assuming office in March 2018, the incumbent Inspector of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola disbanded the dreaded Flying Squad Unit– FSU for among other reasons tainting the image of the police force. The Unit that was under the Command of Assistant Commissioner of Police …

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State applies for witness protection in Kaweesi murder trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has filed an application in the International Crimes Division of High Court seeking to protect witnesses in the murder trial of former Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The former Uganda police spokesperson was gunned down together …

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State granted more time to assess evidence in Kaweesi murder case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has been granted more time to assess the evidence they intend to use against eight suspects accused of murdering former Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. They are: Abdu Rashid Mbaziira, Aramathan Higenyi, Bruhan Balyejusa, Shafiq Kasujja, Yusuf Nyanzi, Jibril …

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Kaweesi murder pre-trial hearing fixed for next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court will on Tuesday next week start the pre-trial conference in the murder case of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. According to the Judiciary spokesperson Solomon Muyita, the pre-trial hearing will be presided over by Justice …

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