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Air Force Soldier Remanded for Aggravated Defilement 1

Court heard that on February 26, 2020 while at Katabi Barracks, Tumwesigye performed a sexual act with a 14-year-old girl. However, Tumwesigye who is attached to the Directorate of Music in the Uganda People's Defense Air Force pleaded not guilty to the charges.
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Owner of Collapsed Building Charged With 19 Counts 2

Muhumuza also told court that Kalanzi is suffering from hypertension and he has a good record because he even surrendered himself to police when he heard that he was being hunted.
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Prosecution Yet to Compile Evidence Against Sakwa investigation 1 1

While appearing before the Jinja Chief Magistrate Jessica Chemeri on Monday, Gladys Nyanzi, the Assistant State Prosecutor told the court that due to the current lockdown, it has been hard for the investigators to carry out their duties.
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Government Defends COVID-19 Lockdown at East Africa Court Male Mabirizi 1 Top story

The government contends that the President’s directives were backed by statutory Instruments issued by the Health Minister under the Health Act.
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Legal Brains Trust Wants Family of Drowned Vendor Compensated KCCA 2 1

According to 2019 report by the Director of Fire and Emergency Rescue in Uganda Police Force, AIGP Joseph Mugisa more than 190 people drowned in trenches, lakes, rivers and septic tanks across the country.
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High Court Quashes Sentence against Persons Arrested for Defying Curfew Lillian Achiro 2 2

Aciro was arrested at the beginning of April, together with 19 others, with whom they were jointly charged and convicted for disobeying lawful orders. They reportedly defied the night-time curfew imposed by the government to control the movement of people beyond 7 p.m. as the country battled a disease that has paralyzed the entire world.
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Company Awarded UGX 181 Billion Over Ban on Sand Mining in Lwera Lwera Wetland 1

The company, owned by Pastor Daniel Walugembe, petitioned the High Court Civil Division last year, challenging a directive by Parliament to ban their sand mining activities. The ban was effected after Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee received complaints that several companies were engaged in illegal sand mining and export.
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President Museveni Has a Right to Block Twitter Followers – Judge AIGP Asan Kasingye 1 Top story

The student identified as Seguya Hillary Innocent Taylor who uses twitter handle @HillaryTaylorVI told the court that he was blocked from accessing President Yoweri Museveni’s handle @KagutaMuseveni, on July 20, 2019.
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Jinja RDC Erick Sakwa Secures Order to Stay Interdiction police commander 1 1

Sakwa was interdicted on May 4, 2020, but declined to vacate office on account the interdiction was fake and had loopholes in its delivery. The interdiction came days after Sakwa was charged with malicious damage, manslaughter and theft.
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Court Pardons 43 Persons Arrested for Violating Lockdown Guidelines COVID 19 Curfew 1

Today, the same magistrate appeared at Buganda Road Court to preside over the matter in a session that was connected to Kitalya government prison via video conferencing. The court heard that within the months of March, April and May this year, the accused persons were found in bars and loitering on various streets in Wakiso district during curfew hours.
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Woman Who Forced Daughter into Prostitution Remanded 1

Mukamana's arrest followed a viral video in which the 14-year-old girl claimed that she was being forced by her mother to have sexual intercourse with men. In the aftermath, the police arrested the woman and two of the men who allegedly abused the minor. The men were identified as Fred Bulega, 41 and the other as John Mwesigye, 18.
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Stella Nyanzi, 4 Others Arrested over Food Protest Dr Stella Nyanzi 3

The Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Area, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that the group is currently detained at Central Police Station on charges of inciting violence.
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Court Orders Parking Yard Operator to Pay UGX 135M for Burnt Vehicle 1 Top story

In his judgment, Justice Musa Ssekaana noted that he had looked at the Police report and found that indeed the said parking yard belonged to Ntulume. He also noted that it is really surprising that a person who doesn’t own a commercial parking yard executed agreements to repair vehicles he claims were not his responsibility.
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Lawyers With Diploma in Legal Practice From Rwanda Not Eligible for Enrollment in Uganda– High Court 1

Bataamwe had obtained his Bachelors in Law from Islamic University in Uganda before acquiring a Diploma in Legal Practice from Rwanda’s Institute on August 1st 2019, which is the equivalent of a Diploma from Law Development Center in Uganda.
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Court Orders KCCA to Pay Man UGX 20m for Illegal Arrest 1

Steven Olango who was arrested from his home in Ntinda in 2014 after hawkers had reportedly entered his compound running away from KCCA enforcement team has been awarded by the High Court Civil Division in Kampala.
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Gov’t Ordered to Pay UPDF Officer UGX 46m for Untaken Leave 1

In 2018, High Court Judge Margaret Oumo Oguli awarded Major Ronald Iduuli more than 700 million shillings as compensation arising from his erroneous retirement from the UPDF.
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Court Awards Presidential Age Limit Protestors UGX 300m for Illegal Arrest and Torture 2 1

In the judgement read out by the Mukono High Court Registrar Harriet Ssali, Justice Margret Mutonyi awarded each of the applicants after their rights to a peaceful demonstration were abused, unlawfully arrested and detained.
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Court Awards UGX 75m to Girl Hit by Stray Bullet Uganda Police Force 1

She had also reportedly sustained a wound at the right side neck and bleeding profusely before regaining her consciousness while she was at Nsambya Hospital.
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