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Prison authorities fail to produce Ssegirinya in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The hearing of a case in which Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya is accused of inciting violence has failed to kick off after the prison authorities failed to produce him before the magistrate’s court as planned. Ssegirinya was expected before Grade One Magistrate Siena …

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Court orders prisons to physically present MP Ssegirinya for trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has ordered the Uganda Prisons Services to produce Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya in court for his trial. The order was issued by Chief Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu after a poor internet connection from Kigo prison disrupted the …

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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana lose bid challenging their re-arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court has dismissed an application filed by jailed MPs Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Sewanyana in which they were seeking a compensation of 300 million shillings and a declaration that their rearrest shortly after being granted bail was a …

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Trial of Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya flops again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The trial of jailed Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya who is facing charges of inciting violence has for the fourth time failed to resume before the Buganda Road Magistrates Court. On Thursday, the court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Siena Owomugisha adjourned …

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Kidandala withdraws election appeal against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sulaiman Kidandala, the former Kawempe North parliamentary candidate has dropped his appeal challenging the victory of his jailed rival, Muhammad Ssegirinya. He communicated the decision through his lawyers of Alaka and Company Advocates in the February 17th 2022 letter to the Court of Appeal Registrar, …

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Ssegirinya trial: UBC journalist first state witness

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Juliet Nayiga, the news editor of UBC Radio took to the stand on Thursday afternoon as the first witness in a case in which the jailed Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya is accused of inciting violence. The state accuses Ssegirinya alias Mr Update of …

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MP Ssegirinya pleads with court for his right to worship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The jailed Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya has pleaded with the Masaka Magistrates Court to reign in over prison authorities whom he accuses of violating his rights to perform prayers. Ssegirinya who is on remand at Murchison Bay prison in Luzira appeared before …

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Health minister submits confidential report on Ssegirinya’s health

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has submitted to the Speaker of Parliament, a confidential report about the health status of Kawempe North MP, Muhammad Ssegirinya. Ssegirinya is currently admitted at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was taken after his health condition deteriorated. …

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We’ll ensure Ssegirinya gets better treatment – Anita Among

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has told legislators that the Parliament leadership is working on having Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya, receive better treatment outside Murchison Bay prison, Luzira. In her communication to legislators on Thursday, Among confirmed that MP Ssegirinya was at Murchison Bay …

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