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State takes over Zaake’s case against individual police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana chief magistrate Kule Moses has allowed the directorate of public prosecution (DPP) to take over the torture case which Mityana MP Francis Zaake filed against six police officers in a private prosecution. The magistrate in his ruling stated that the constitution allows the …

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Court rejects gov’t defense in MP Zaake’s compensation case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has rejected government’s defense in a suit in which Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake is seeking compensation for torture inflicted on him in state custody. Civil Division High Court Judge Esta Nambayo rejected the evidence on Wednesday morning after the …

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DPP withdraws charges against MP Francis Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecution, Jane Abodo has dropped charges against Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake. The legislator was picked up from his residency in Buswabulongo in Mityana municipality on April 19, 2020 on accusations of distributing food contrary to Covid-19 prevention …

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Five legislators join NUP

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Five members of parliament have formally joined the National Unity Platform-NUP political party. They are John Baptist Nambeshe, the Manjiya County Member of parliament, Patrick Nsamba Oshabe, Kasanda County North, Latif Ssebagala Sengendo, Kawempe North, David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga Busujju county and their  Mityana Municipality counterpart, …

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Katikkiro condemns torture of MP Francis Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned the torture that was subjected to the Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake after he was allegedly found distributing food in disregard of Presidential directives. After the order locking down the country as a …

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MP Zaake seeking political capital, donor money – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has re-echoed the statement issued by the State Minister of Internal Affair Mario Obiga Kania that Mityana municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake’s torture marks were self-inflicted. Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga the police spokesman explained that Zaake is …

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MP Zaake injured himself – Obiga Kania

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has blamed Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake for injuries on his body which he says are testimony of torture inflicted on him by security officers while in detention. Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs told Parliament that it is …

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Zaake sues security officers for torture, theft

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Francis Zaake, the Member of Parliament representing Mityana Municipality has dragged government and individual police and army officers to court for torture. Zaake was arrested on April 19 from his home at Buswabulongo in Mityana municipality for allegedly endangering the lives of the people by …

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Nakawa Chief Magistrate Court orders Zaake’s immediate release

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakawa Chief Magistrate, Ruth Nabaasa has ordered the immediate release of Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake Butebi. Nabasa ordered Zaake’s release on grounds that he had been under illegal detention for more than 48 hours which violates various constitutional rights. She …

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