Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident Chief State Attorney told the court that three of the principal witnesses have notified him of the imminent threats on their lives from the suspect’s family and pleaded for security before they can testify in the matter.
Court has heard that prior to his remand, Kakwenza was reportedly tortured from an unknown detention facility. His Lawyer Eron Kiiza submitted before the court, a letter written by Dr James Kisambu on behalf of the Commissioner-General of Prisons, indicating that Kakwenza was remanded with complaints of healing scars of wounds sustained before he was taken to Prison.
Julius Wafula, a resident of Mbehenyi village in Masaba sub-county is accused of strangling to death Fredrick Wekesa, a resident of Muwenjere village in Masaba sub-county on Thursday at Mbehenyi trading centre.
The State Attorney Doreen Elima then presented an amended charge sheet introducing six new cases related to attempted murder and aggravated robbery at Cheap General Hardware in Nansana, increasing the number of charges against the accused from 24 to 30 charges.
According to the Spokesperson for the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Jacqueline Okui, the State Attorneys will prosecute and handle criminal cases including appeals, revisions and miscellaneous applications in the High Court Criminal Division on a daily basis.
Wakayima through his lawyers of Lex Uganda Advocates and Solicitors wants the appeal in which his rival Musoke Hamisi Walusimbi wants him thrown out of Parliament over name discrepancies dismissed for having been filed out of the stipulated time of 14 days.
Muruli Mukasa, who is also the Member of Parliament for Budyebo County in Nakasongola District previously served as Minister of Gender from March 1, 2015, until June 6, 2016. He also served as Minister of Security from 27 May 2011 until 1 March 2015.
On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
On July 7, 2021, Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija issued a directive to all judicial officers to release original IDs for sureties in their possession saying that the law doesn’t require them to deposit IDs with the court as a condition for granting bail.
The construction of the Supreme Court building is expected to cost 10.9 billion Shillings while the regional appellant courts will altogether cost 14.2 billion Shillings. The money is also envisaged to cover the procurement of vehicles at a cost of 12.6 billion Shillings, case management and implementation of case back reduction strategy, which will take 29.4 billion Shillings and operational expenses at 30.9 billion.
According to Aboneka, due to the lack of a legal framework to regulate fees and an acceptable range of school requirements, education centers are exploiting this inadequacy with each charging different and exorbitant fees and asking for unnecessary requirements under the watch of the Government.
Addressing a consultative meeting of players in the administration justice in Kampala on Monday, Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, revealed that the concept of hearing Criminal Cases daily is one of the Cases Backlog Reduction Interventions in their efforts to eliminate the case backlog