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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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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya protest amendment of murder charge sheet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Incarcerated Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana for Makindwe West and Muhammad Ssegirinya, Kawempe North legislator have protested the plea by Masaka Resident Chief State Attorney to amend the charge sheet in the murder trial against them. The two legislators who are on remand at Kigo …

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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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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana plead with court for temporary release

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The jailed Makindye West Member of parliament, Allan Ssewanyana and his Kawempe North counterpart, Muhammad Ssegirinya have pleaded with the Masaka Grade One Magistrate, Christine Nantege to enforce their right to bail. The two legislators who are facing murder and terrorism charges stemming from a …

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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya protest ban on visitors in prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya are protesting a ban on visitors to Kigo prison where they have been incarcerated for the last five months. The MPs raised the concerns while appearing before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege via video conference …

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Prosecutor in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana trial reports death threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney has complained of receiving death threats, allegedly over his role in the prosecution of Members of Parliament Mohammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana. Birivumbuka is the lead prosecutor in the trial of the two opposition MPs who are facing charges …

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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana lawyer protests delayed completion of investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Shamim Malende, the lawyer of Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya is protesting the delayed investigations into fresh murder charges against the MPs. On Wednesday, Malende represented the two MPs who were appearing before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege, for further mention of additional …

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Magistrate’s court commits Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana for trial

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantegge, has committed the Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya, his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana, and four other others to the high court for trial for murder, terrorism, and abetting terrorism. She made the decision after Masaka Resident State Attorney, …

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Masaka judges refrain from Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana bail applications

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two judges attached to the High Court in Masaka have refrained from hearing bail applications filed by Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya. The two legislators were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder, and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from …

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