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Wilson Kyambadde out of jail but property to be attached

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Court bailiff Moses Kirunda has warned that Wilson Kyambadde cannot celebrate his release yet because the storm is not yet over. Kirunda says Kyambadde is still a civil debtor despite having served six months in prison. He said this is because he has not yet made …

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Over 90 inmates from Luzira plead guilty to capital offences

Kampala. Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Over 90 inmates from Luzira prison facing capital offences have enrolled for the plea bargain programme in which they have confessed to having committed these offences in exchange for lenient sentences. They Wednesday appeared before Kampala High Court Judge Wilson Kwesiga and pleaded guilty to …

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12 people charged in court over recent murders of women in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Twelve people including two women have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison by Nabweru Magistrate’s Court in relation to the recent murders of nine women in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district. The accused persons faced 11 counts including terrorism, murder and aggrevated robbery, which prosecution’s …

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Kaweesi murder suspects number 20, appear at Nakawa court

Twenty people  including a woman who were arrested in connection with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi have appeared before Nakawa Magistrate Court again on Thursday and sent back on remand to Luzira Prison until June 1. According to State Prosecutor Joyce Anyango the investigations into this case …

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Dr Nyanzi mental status hearing expected to continue today

War of words between government and American ambassador  on Nyanzi case Makerere University Researcher and social activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi is expected at Buganda Road Court today May 10 for a hearing in which her lawyers will respond to the state’s application to inquire into her mental status. Dr Nyanzi is expected to appear …

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Kaweesi murder suspects moved to Luzira from Nalufenya

Thirteen people arrested in connection to the murder of former Assistant Inspector of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Wambewo have been produced before Nakawa Magistrate court amidst tight security. They were  further remanded to Luzira prison until May 18 as inquiries into their …

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MP Mubarak Munyagwa sent to Luzira

Kawempe South Member of Parliament (MP) Mubarak Munyagwa Sserunga alias “Mugaati gwa Bata” has been committed to civil prison for failure to pay sh100 million he owes one John Baptist Maali. Munyagwa was arrested on Monday and taken  to cCourt by Kyalula Edward Aipha Court bailiffs. He was sent to Luzira Prison …

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Museveni asks judges to try prisoners at Luzira to reduce costs

“Expedite trials, sentencing of prisoners” – President Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the judiciary to expedite trials and sentencing of prisoners. Speaking Friday at the pass-out ceremony of Uganda Prisons Services (UPS) Officers at the Prisons Academy and Training School Grounds in Luzira, the President said expediting trials …

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Prisons boss Byabashaija summoned over sick prisoners

Jinja Chief Magistrate Simon Kaggwa has summoned the Commissioner General of Prisons Johnson Byabashaija to appear before him  on March 6, 2017 for “disobedience of lawful orders”. Kaggwa took the decision to summon Byabashaija after it was established that on two recent occasions, sick prisoners were not transferred from Kirinya …

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