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NUP supporter gets eight months jail term for contempt of court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces General-UPDF Court Martial has sentenced Muhydin Kakooza, a supporter of the National Unity Platform party to eight months in jail for contempt of court. The court chairperson Lt. General Andrew Gutti found Kakooza guilty of contempt of court by exhibiting what …

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Petrol bomb trial of 32 NUP supporters flops again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The hearing of the case in which 32 supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP are accused of being in illegal possession of explosive devices has again failed to start at the General Court Martial in Makindye due to the absence of three suspects. The accused …

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SFC soldier sentenced to 33 years imprisonment for aggravated robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makindye based Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF General Court Martial has sentenced Private Sam Omeno from the Special Forces Command-SFC and Nathan Esia, a peasant to 33 years in jail for robbing Shillings 750,000. The General Court-Martial chaired by Lt. General Andrew Gutti convicted the …

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UPDF soldier, peasant convicted over aggravated robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces General Court Martial in Makindye has convicted their own, Private Sam Omeno and a peasant Esia Nathan, over aggravated robbery of 750,000 shillings. Omeno attached to the Infantry of the Special Forces Command and Nathan, a resident of Kamuge in …

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Lawyers seek bail for 32 NUP supporters detained over petrol bombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers of 32 National Unity Platform-NUP supporters battling charges of illegal possession of explosive devices have asked the General Court Martial to release them on bail. The suspects are Yasin Ssekitoleko alias Machete, Robert Christopher Rugumayo, Ronald Mayiga, Muhydin Kakooza, Patrick Mwase, Simon Kijambo, …

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61 Zombo barracks attackers charged, remanded to Kitalya prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 61 suspects who were arrested for attacks on the Uganda People’s Defense Forces barracks in Zombo district have been charged and remanded to Kitalya government prison. The suspects, some of whom have been in detention since 2020, are charged with the deaths of five soldiers …

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Court Martial remands court bailiff Kirunda over murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renowned court bailiff Moses Kirunda has been charged afresh by the General Court Martial in Makindye on charges of murdering city businessman Magid Mugwanya. Kirunda who allegedly demolished St Peters Church Ndeeba in 2020 first appeared before the Makindye Chief Magistrates Court last month over …

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