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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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OPM cop remanded for infecting 15-year-old with HIV

A police officer attached to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) detective Andrew Mugudde has been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison for defiling and infecting a 15 year-old girl with HIV. Mugudde appeared before Kampala City Hall Court grade one magistrate Beatrice Kainza and faced charges of aggravated …

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ADF rebel leader Mukulu moved to Luzira Prison

Allied Democratic Front (ADF) rebel leader Jamil Mukulu has been moved to Luzira Prison in Kampala following an application by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to have him transferred from Nalufenya. State Attorney Thomas Jatiko made the application before Jinja Court Chief Magistrate John Francis Kaggwa on Tuesday, explaining that inquiries …

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VIDEO: Chief Magistrate visits Besigye in Luzira Prison

NBS: The Nakawa Chief Magistrate James Ereemye Thursday morning visited Luzira prisons to observe the state of the detention facility. The magistrate had last month promised to visit the facility, after Rtd Col DrKizzaBesigye complained of mistreatment and the appalling conditions in the prison. Some sources indicated that the magistrate …

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VIDEO: Luzira Prison on the spot over Besigye safety

NBS: Allegations of a plan to end the life of jailed former FDC presidential candidate, Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye persist each time people visit him in Uganda’s  Luzira prison. Prison authorities however dismiss the allegations as baseless, and explain why. Share on: WhatsApp

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