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Former MP Kipoi re-arrested in Botswana

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The former Bubulo West Member of Parliament, Tonny Nsubuga Kipoi has been re-arrested in Botswana, a month after being acquitted of treason charges in Uganda. A story in The Monitor Newspaper of Botswana indicates that Kipoi is locked up at Urban Police Station Gaborone following …

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Constitutional Court extends order halting Kabaziguruka’s trial

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Constitutional Court has extended its interim order restraining the General Court Martial in Makindye from hearing the treason case against Nakawa Division legislator, Michael Kabaziguruka. The five member panel of the Constitutional Court Judges extended the orders on Thursday following a request by …

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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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Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde remanded to Luzira prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala City Hall Magistrates Court has remanded retired Lt General Henry Tumukunde to Luzira prison on treason charges. Court presided over by Senior Grade one Magistrate Valerian Tuhimbise charged Tumukunde with one count of treason and two counts related to illegal possession of firearms. The …

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Tumukunde appears in court, charged with treason

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lt.Gen Henry Tumukunde has been charged with treason and unlawful possession of firearms at City Hall court. He has been remanded to Luzira Prison until March 23. The treason charges stem from his statement in an interview on NBS TV, where he said that …

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Security explains charges against Tumukunde’s guests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has explained why the 13 people who were found meeting Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde during his arrest have been charged with obstructing investigations. The 13, including Tororo County MP, Annet Nyakecho, have been held incommunicado since their arrest of Thursday evening. They were …

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Tumukunde’s sickness derails treason case investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies investigating treason charges against former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, have revealed that investigations have so far stalled because of his sickness. Tumukunde was arrested on Thursday evening from his office in Kololo by joint security agencies under the command of …

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MP Nyakecho, 9 others questioned after Tumukunde arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) on Friday questioned Tororo County MP Annet Nyakecho, her husband Levi Otim and brother on the intent of their meeting with former Security Minister, Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde. The group was questioned for more than six hours today. This comes …

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Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde arrested on treason charges – Police

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Former security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde was arrested on charges of treason according to Uganda Police Force. Tumukunde was arrested from his home in Kololo in a joint operation conducted by the Special Forces Command- SFC, Joint Anti-Terrorism Task Force – JATT, Crime Intelligence …

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