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Woman remanded over alleged aggravated trafficking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A 27-year-old woman has been remanded to Kigo prison on allegations of aggravated trafficking in children. Lydia Akello appeared before Grade One Magistrate Stella Paculal Okwong on Wednesday afternoon but was not allowed to take plea. Akello, the Director of Shalom Akena orphanage was arrested …

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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya protest ban on visitors in prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya are protesting a ban on visitors to Kigo prison where they have been incarcerated for the last five months. The MPs raised the concerns while appearing before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege via video conference …

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MP Ssewanyana complains of torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Ssewanyanya, on Thursday attempted to undress to show torture marks inflicted on him allegedly by security personnel. Ssewanyana, currently on remand at Kigo prison on Thursday via zoom appeared before the Masaka High Court Judge Lawrence Tweyanze, seeking …

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MP Ssewanyana rearrested outside Kigo prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana was on Thursday rearrested after he was released from Kigo prison. Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP spokesperson says Ssewanyana was rearrested outside the prison at 7:30pm by unknown gunmen and driven to an unknown destination. “The state has mastered the art of …

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Nabbi omukazi remanded for aiding fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda road Magistrates Court has remanded Margaret Nakayima commonly known as Nabbi omukazi on charges related to defrauding unsuspecting Ugandans more than 4.5 billion shillings. Nabbi omukazi has been remanded to Kigo government prison by Grade one Magistrate Dorothy Barigye on three separate files related …

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Woman who forced daughter into prostitution remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A mother who was recently arrested by police for allegedly forcing her daughter into prostitution has been charged and remanded to Kigo prison. The woman identified as Zura Mukamana, was arrested by Katwe police station after reports that she hired out the girl to two …

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City tycoon Buchanan remanded for illegal gun possession

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The General Court Martial has remanded city businessman, Sam Buchanan to Kigo Prison for unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition. He appeared on Tuesday afternoon before the Makindye based General Court Martial chaired by Lt. General Andrew Gutti who read for him the charges. …

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