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Court allows MP Nsanja to replace Zaake as Ssegirinya’s surety

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High court has allowed an application seeking to replace Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake Butebi with his Ntenjeru South counterpart, Patrick Nsanja Kayongo as Muhammad Ssegirinya’s surety. Masaka High Court Judge Victoria Nakintu Nkwanga Katamba released the …

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MP Zaake’s absence keeps Ssegirinya in jail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The absence of Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake, has caused his Kawempe North counterpart Muhammad Ssegirinya to stay in jail. This is because Zaake committed himself to stand surety for Ssegirinya who is facing murder and terrorism charges but on Thursday, he was not …

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Gov’t appeals against UGX75M court award to MP Francis Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General has appealed against an order directing the government to compensate Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake with 75 million Shillings for the torture inflicted on him while in state custody. The order was issued by High Court Judge Esta Nambayo on …

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MP Francis Zaake awarded UGX 75m for torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has ordered the government to compensate  Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake with 75 million Shillings for the torture inflicted on him while in state custody. The order issued by Justice Esta Nambayo arises from a case in which …

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MP Zaake decries delayed ruling on compensation case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake has protested the delayed ruling in the case in which he sued the government and eight police officers seeking compensation for torture.  Zaake who was on Tuesday afternoon at the High Court Civil Division together with his lawyer Eron Kiiza …

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Kyagulanyi lays evidence in 53 more affidavits to overturn Museveni’s victory

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Unity Platform -NUP’s former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has filed 53 affidavits as evidence supporting his petition challenging the declaration of President Yoweri Museveni as winner of the January 14th polls. The affidavits include one by former Presidential candidate Joseph Kabuleta, Jinja …

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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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