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Kasese NUP members fail to raise bail cash

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five members of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Kasese on Monday were sent back to prison after failing to secure money for their bail. Justice Okumu Jude Muwone had earlier ordered the members who were arrested for alleged treason to pay 500,000 Shillings each as …

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Court denies Kasese NUP members bail

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court sitting in Kasese district has rejected the bail application of five National Unity Platform-NUP supporters facing treason charges. They are Bryan Basisa, the NUP Kasese district chairperson, Geoffrey Bwambale, the NUP coordinator for Bundibugyo, Atanazio Isande from Ntoroko district, Isaac Mumbere, the …

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Court awards former treason suspects Sh80m for unlawful arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has awarded ten million Shillings to each of the eight men who were arrested in 2011 on charges of treason, which were dropped eight years later. The eight include Warrant Officer II Atunga Bantu,  Boniface Mumbere Kinyambila, Abel Kacwano …

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Tumukunde’s treason case file sent to high court for investigation

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The case in which former Presidential Candidate retired Lt General Henry Tumukunde is charged with treason and illegal possession of firearms has been referred to High Court for investigation. City Hall Senior Magistrate Valerian Tuhimbise on Wednesday evening delivered a ruling directing that the file …

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132 Rwenzururu subjects released on bail after 4 years in jail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Jinja High Court Judge, Lady Justice Jeanne Rwakakoko has granted bail to 132 inmates who were detained in the different government prisons following the clashes between security forces, civilians and royal guards attached to Rwenzururu  kingdom. They comprise of 17 women and 125 men. …

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Court issues criminal summons against Tumukunde over treason charge

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  City Hall Court has issued criminal summons for independent presidential candidate Henry Tumukunde ordering him to appear on 21st December 2020 on two cases against him. Tumukunde is charged before Grade One Senior Magistrate Valerian Tumuhimbise with treason and illegal possession of fire arms. The …

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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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