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Lawyers seek bail for 32 NUP supporters detained over petrol bombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers of 32 National Unity Platform-NUP supporters battling charges of illegal possession of explosive devices have asked the General Court Martial to release them on bail. The suspects are Yasin Ssekitoleko alias Machete, Robert Christopher Rugumayo, Ronald Mayiga, Muhydin Kakooza, Patrick Mwase, Simon Kijambo, …

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Court Martial sentences 248 over illegal possession of firearms

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 3rd Division Court Martial sitting at Moroto government prison has convicted 248 civilians for illegal possession of firearms. The convicts have been sent to serve different deterrent sentences in various government prisons where they will be rehabilitated. On Tuesday, the chairperson of the Court …

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Court Martial sentences eight over illegal possession of firearms

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The 3rd Division Court Martial sitting in Moroto barracks has convicted 8 suspects for illegal possession of firearms and handed them sentences varying between 5 and 10 years. They are Lokira Peter, Loile Lodipi, Meriya Lokiru, Gino Mukas Napudakwi, Achia Marino, Lodia Andrew, Aboka Joseph Lokusi …

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Court Martial remands court bailiff Kirunda over murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renowned court bailiff Moses Kirunda has been charged afresh by the General Court Martial in Makindye on charges of murdering city businessman Magid Mugwanya. Kirunda who allegedly demolished St Peters Church Ndeeba in 2020 first appeared before the Makindye Chief Magistrates Court last month over …

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Court Martial remands trio over murder of Lwengo woman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial in Makindye has remanded three private security guards over the murder of 70 year old Aidah Nabwami, a resident of Seke village, Kiseka sub county in Lwengo district. The accused are Abdul Razak Rizuk, a security guard, Denis Kashamba, formerly a …

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Rubaga North councilor elect released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rubaga North Lord councillor elect, James Mubiru is finally out on bail.  The Makindye based General Court-Martial released Mubiru on Tuesday after spending close to five months in jail following his arrest in March 2021 for unauthorized use of military uniform. His release followed a …

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