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CMI commits five civilians, soldier to General Court Martial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence –CMI has sent five civilians to the General Court Martial on allegations of being in possession of Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF uniforms. UPDF Spokesperson Brig Richard Karemire said in a statement that the culprits were charged at the CMI’s …

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Businessman Buchanan fails to block trial in Court Martial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court Civil Division has dismissed with costs an application by city businessman, Sam Buchanan seeking to block his trial in the General Court Martial. Buchanan was arraigned before the General Court Martial presided over by Lt. General Andrew Gutti on August 20th 2019 …

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Kayihura’s co-accused released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial granted bail to four other suspects jointly charged with the former Inspector General of Police General Edward Kale Kayihura for abetting and aiding the kidnap of Rwandan refugees. The suspects are the former Deputy Commandant of the Professional Standards Unit Richard …

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Former PSU commandant Joel Aguma out on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Commandant of the Professional Standards Unit-PSU, Joel Aguma is out on bail. He was granted bail by the General Court Martial together with Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police, James Magadda and Detective Corporal, Amon Kwarisima. The court martial chairman, Lt. General Andrew Gutti …

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Ugandan Court Martial withdraws charges against seven Rwandan Nationals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The General Court Martial in Kampala has withdrawn charges against seven Rwandan Nationals, who had been charged with illegal possession of firearms. The seven include Rene Rutagungira, Bahati Mugenga, Emmanuel Rwamuco, Augustine Rutisiri, Etienne Nsanzabahizi, Charles Byaruhanga and Claude Iyakaleme. Rene Rutagungira who was …

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UPDF deserters, 2 others sentenced to death by hanging

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Four people, who were earlier convicted of murder by the General Court Martial have been sentenced to death by hanging. The four are Bob Anichan, a UPDF Deserter formerly attached to Uganda Military Academy Kabamba, Dennis Mangusho, formerly attached to the 63rd Battalion, a …

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Court martial remands 11 for murdering police officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The General Court Martial has charged eleven suspects and remanded them to Luzira Prisons for the murder of Detective sergeant, Fred Chemonges, formerly attached to Mbale Central Police Station. The suspects are Private Bob Anichan, Ronald Ssekiranda Kizito alias Kamulegeya Sebalamu Joseph, Musa Kikomeko alias …

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Murder suspects of mobile money agents face trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The General Court Martial in Makindye has ruled that four suspects facing charges of murdering two mobile money agents have a case to answer. The agents including Harriet Nalwadda and Moreen Nakabuubi were shot dead by unknown assailants who were moving on motorcycles on June …

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UPDF Sgt to face Court Martial for lynching city lawyer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Uganda People’s Defence Forces–UPDF soldier, Sgt Gad Twijukye, will face the General Court Martial for allegedly leading a group that lynched City Lawyer Peter Kibirango. The lawyer succumbed on mob injuries on October 19 at Case Hospital in Kampala after spending five days …

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