Saturday , July 2 2022
Home / Tag Archives: Court of Appeal (page 5)

Tag Archives: Court of Appeal

Court reduces businessman Ssebuwufu’s jail term for murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of three Court of Appeal Justices has reduced the 40-year jail term handed to city businessman Muhammad Ssebuwufu, and accordingly substituted it with an 18 year sentence for having murdered businesswoman Betty Donah Katusabe. In the same way, the panel comprising of Justice …

Read More »

Courts advised against declaring runners-up as winners of elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two weeks into the hearing of election petitions, the courts have been advised against declaring runners-up, who successfully challenged the elections of their opponents as winners without going back for by-elections. Supreme Court Justice Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza and Makerere University law lecturer, Dr Busingye …

Read More »

DPP asks court to uphold Ssebuwufu’s jail term

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions-DPP has asked the Court of Appeal to uphold the 40-year jail term that was handed to the proprietor of Pine Car bond Muhammad Ssebuwufu for the murder of businesswoman Betty Donah Katusabe. Ssebuwufu was in 2019 convicted by the Retired …

Read More »

Court of Appeal orders review of DTB, Kiggundu case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commercial Court wrongly awarded businessman Hamis Kiggundu Shillings 120 billion in his case against Diamond Trust Bank-DTB, according to the Court of Appeal Justices. Delivering their ruling this afternoon, a panel of three Justices of the Court of Appeal comprising the Deputy Chief Justice, Richard …

Read More »

Court of Appeal to handle over 120 matters in one month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 122 matters shall be handled by the Court of Appeal or Constitutional Court in a period of one month starting Monday April 26, 2021. According to a judiciary statement, the cases to be handled consist of 39 constitutional petitions, and 22 applications, 43 civil …

Read More »

Businessman Desh Kananura wins land case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City businessman Desh Kananura has won a land case against six claimants. This comes after a panel of three Court of Appeal Justices led by Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera declared Kananura the rightful owner of the land located at plot 20 to plot 30 …

Read More »

Court of Appeal overturns man’s conviction for murder

Court of Appeal has quashed the sentence by High Court Judge Wilson Kwesiga convicting Johnson Adiga over murder citing irregularities Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Lira has set free Johnson David Adiga, more than 10 years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment by the High Court …

Read More »