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Besigye, Mukaku apply for bail in High court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Kiiza Besigye and activist Samuel Lubega Mukaku have applied for bail in the Criminal Division of the High Court in Kampala. Through their lawyers, Lukwago and Company Advocates, the two who were arrested and charged for inciting violence, argue that the lower court unlawfully …

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Former Uganda Airlines CEO released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cornwell Muleya, the former Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines is out on bail. He appeared Wednesday before the Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Asuman Muhumuza who granted him bail of Shillings 1.5 million in cash and bonded his sureties Shillings 50 million non cash. …

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Dr. Kizza Besigye, Mukaku denied bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has today denied bail to Dr. Kizza  Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaku. The two who are all members of a political pressure group dubbed People’s Front for Transition are facing charges of inciting violence. Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza denied …

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Besigye, Mukaku remanded for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has remanded former presidential candidate, Dr. Kizza Besigye to Luzira prison on charges of inciting violence. Besigye together with former Rubaga South Constituency Parliamentary candidate, Samuel Lubega Mukaku, were remanded by court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza. …

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Lawyer Mabirizi applies for mandatory bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Isaac Muwata has set July 5th, 2022 to hear the bail application of jailed city lawyer, Male Mabirizi. He set the date when Mabirizi appeared before the High Court Criminal Division on Tuesday and applied for mandatory bail on grounds that he has spent over …

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Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor, MP Adeke released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Law Development Centre-LDC court has granted bail to Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura and Soroti District Woman Member of Parliament, Annah Adeke. The two together with former Mbale District Woman MP aspirant Margaret Wokuri Madanda, Susan Nanyonjo, Mariam Kizito, and Alice Among were arrested …

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Besigye appeals UGX 30M cash bail, opts for remand

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has charged Dr. Kizza Besigye with inciting violence. Besigye was produced at Buganda Road Court by police on Wednesday amidst tight security and charged before Grade One Magistrate Siena Owomugisha. Court heard that on May 24th, 2022 at Arua Park …

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How Kakwenza Rukirabashaija raised UGX 40M to save his sureties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija says he has succeeded in fundraising 40 million shillings for his sureties whose arrest court had ordered, for failure to produce him in court. On January 25, 2022, the Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court granted Kakwenza a cash bail of 500,000 …

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