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Anti Corruption Court denies bail to two MPs

Lwengo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti Corruption Court in Kampala has denied bail to Lwengo District Woman MP of Parliament Cissy Namujju Dionizia and Yusuf Mutembuli the Bunyole East Member of Parliament. The court presided over by Chief Magistrate Joan Aciro on Friday rejected their bail application on grounds …

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Kamuli NUP supporters granted bail

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 10 supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP have been granted bail. They were arrested last week while preparing for the visit of NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi. Kyagulanyi was slated to preside over a consultative meeting at Kananage Primary School.  However, it was blocked by police, leading …

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NUP supporters seek bail from international crimes court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Nine Supporters of the National Unity Platform who are facing terrorism charges are seeking bail in the International Crimes Division of the High Court. They have meanwhile been remanded  until June 4th, 2024. They are; Hamidu Muyobi, Abdallah Katumba, Muhamod Kalyango, Male Sulaiman Kyewalabye, …

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No bail for Molly Katanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court in Kampala has declined to temporarily release Molly Katanga who was seeking to gain freedom as she faces charges of murdering her husband businessman Henry Katanga. Criminal Division Judge Isaac Muwata on Tuesday denied Molly bail on grounds that she has …

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Court sets date for trial of Katanga murder case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Criminal Division Judge Isaac Muwata has scheduled July 2nd, 2024, as the start date for the trial involving businesswoman Molly Katanga and her two daughters, who are accused of the murder of businessman Henry Katanga, their family head. The trial date was …

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Kampala Central Deputy Mayor seeks bail, further remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Central Deputy Mayor Hanipher Mpungu has requested bail from the Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court on charges of obtaining money under false pretenses. According to the charges, between May and June 2022 while in Ntinda, Kampala district, Mpungu received Shillings 450 million from Grace …

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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana co-accused denied bail for 3rd time

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court has for the third time dismissed the bail application of John Mugera. Mugera jointly charged together with Allan Ssewanyana, the Makindwe West Legislator, and Kawempe North counterpart, Muhammad Ssegirinya on terrorism charges. He for the third …

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Chief Justice warns new Chief Magistrates on bail terms

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo has warned the newly appointed Chief Magistrates regarding the imposition of unreasonable conditions on bail applications. Speaking through Justice Mike Chibita, who represented him during the inauguration of new chief magistrates at Collin Hotel-Mukono, the Chief Justice expressed his …

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