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Lawyers yet to access jailed Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The pre-trial conference of suspects in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi has flopped at the International Crimes Division of the High Court. This is after the defence lawyers told the court that they have not been able to access two …

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Lawyers ask court to relax Tumukunde’s bail conditions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers of jailed former Security Minister, Lt. General Henry Tumukunde have filed an application asking High Court in Kampala to ease the conditions set for his bail. Tumukunde was remanded to Luzira Prisons in March this year after he was charged with treason …

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Parliament attackers complain of torture

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The two youths being tried at City hall for raiding parliament have complained of being denied treatment at Luzira prisons. Mutaasa Kafeero and Darfala Ssenjako were remanded to Luzira prisons by City Hall Magistrate, Fatuma Nabirye on Friday last week minutes after being charged …

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Former Minister Bitangaro in Luzira over Kassanda land saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Minister and Bufumbira South MP Sam Bitangaro has been remanded to Luzira prison for obtaining money by false pretense and conspiracy to defraud. Bitangaro, together with lawyer Francis Owor Onyango, William Tumwine, an official from the Ministry of Gender and his wife Stella …

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More than 130 remanded for possession of narcotics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rubaga Grade One Magistrate, Joel Wegoye has remanded 135 suspects to Luzira prison for alleged possession of narcotics. The suspects who included both male and female appeared before court on Monday afternoon. The suspects, who appeared before the court in shifts, were charged …

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Stella Nyanzi’s supporters remanded for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates Court has yesterday remanded six supporters of jailed Dr Stella Nyanzi to Luzira Prison until August 16th, 2019. Grade one Magistrate Stella Maris Amabilis remanded the six on charges of inciting violence, contempt of court, assault and malicious damage on August …

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Magara murder prime suspect returned to Luzira

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The prime suspect in the murder of accountant Susan Magara, Patrick Agaba has been sent back to Luzira prison until July 12.  The decision followed a request by State Prosecutor Jacqueline Akao for more time to complete investigations into the charges awaiting Agaba, also known …

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LOP Aol denied access to MP Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan has been denied access to Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, alias Bobi Wine who is being held at Luzira Prison. On Monday, Bobi Wine was remanded to Luzira Prison by Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Esther …

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MP jailed for failing to pay ugx 21m poll petition cost

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Member of Parliament Upper Madi County Isaac Etuka Joakino has been jailed. Etuka was on Thursday evening sent to Luzira Prison by Court of Appeal Registrar Agnes Nkonge for failing to pay 21 Million Shillings to Arumadri John Drazu, the former MP for …

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