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Businessman Katumwa charged with abduction has been granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Businessman David Katumwa has been arraigned before Makindye Magistrates Court and charged with abduction. The charge attracts a jail sentence of seven years. The court heard that on September 24, 2020, in Luwafu zone, Makindye division, Katumwa, a candidate for the Nansana municipality parliamentary …

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Stella Nyanzi released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Stella Nyanzi, the Forum for Democratic –FDC party candidate for the Kampala Woman Parliament seat is out on bail. Dr. Nyanzi appeared before Busia Grade One Magistrate Kaibei Cherotich together with her political assistant Roy Rugumaya, Derrick Maate and Yusuf Yona both photographers on …

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Minister Mwesigwa Rukutana released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Labour Mwesigwa Rukutana has been granted bail. Rutukana is battling charges of attempted murder, assault, malicious damage and threatening violence. Rukutana was arrested with three of his bodyguards from his home in Kagugu in Rushenyi on the 4th of September and …

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Minister Rukutana out on bail

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | State Minister for Labour Mwesigwa Rukutana is out on bail. The Ntungamo Chief Magistrate today asked the minister to deposit sh4 million to secure the bail, and his sureties are former Rujumbura county Member of Parliament Jim Muhwezi, Michael Mawanda, the Igara …

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Bailiffs remain on remand as Dodoviko, 15 others are granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people who had been hired and subsequently arrested for demolishing St Peters Church, Ndeeba nearly broke into tears as the court granted bail to their contractor Dodoviko Mwanje and another co-accused persons. The eight who include; Badru Ssekitto, Hamuza Kiberu, James Kisirinya, Abasa …

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Minister Rukutana remanded until next week

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Labor Mwesigwa Rukutana has been remanded until September 15. The Ntungamo Chief Magistrate court has remanded him to Kyamugorani Prison in Mbarara district after he was charged with seven offences related to attempted murder,  assault, malicious damage, and threatening violence. Rukutana …

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MP Luttamaguzi Semakula, 22 others granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Luttamaguzi Ssemakula and 22 other suspects who are accused of disregarding COVID-19 guidelines have been granted bail. Luttamaguzi, Violet Nakalema, an aspirant for the Nakaseke Woman Parliamentary Seat and 21 others were remanded to Kitalya and Kasangati prisons by …

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Operation wealth creation coordinator Major Rwakanuma granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Retired Major Stephen Rwakanuma, the Operation Wealth Creation- OWC coordinator in Isingiro district has been granted bail by the General Court Martial. Rwakanuma, who is being charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition was released on a non-cash bail of 10 million …

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OPM officials plead not guilty to 24 fresh charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four officials from the Office of the Prime Minister- OPM have denied fresh 24 charges slapped against them. The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement Fred Lutimba and Commissioner for Disaster Management Martin Owor face …

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Jamil Mukulu asks “anti muslim judge” to step down from his case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The jailed leader of the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, Jamil Mukulu stirred court this morning when he asked Justice Susan Okalany to step out of his bail application hearing, saying she is anti-muslim. Mukulu was appearing before the High Court International Crimes Division via video …

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