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18:52
18:52

Three Charged for Stealing The Late Justice Kibuuka-Musoke's Properties 1

The trio and others still at large allegedly stole 10 pairs of shoes, 20 suits, 12 neckties, a pair of robes and head wigs, several portraits, and other personal properties that belonged to the late retired judge.
12:14
12:14

Masaka High Court Halts Works on Disputed Land in Sembabule

On Thursday, the Masaka Resident High Court Judge Victoria Nakintu Katamba issued an injunction banning Kawooya and six other parties from continuing with any developments on the disputed land.
07:55
07:55

Lawyers Ask Judiciary To Halt Virtual Court Proceedings Citing Sluggishness Judicary Uganda 2 1

Led by Erias Lukwago, the lawyers argue that current video conferencing facilities have failed to match up to the standards and intents hence inconveniencing court users through unnecessary delays in the delivery of justice.
10:42
10:42

Teenager Kidnaps 5-Year-Old, Asks for UGX 12m Ransom 5

Andrew Bugembe, a Top Class Learner at Leos Junior Primary School-Nyendo, mysteriously disappeared from his parents’ home in Kayirikiti village in the Nyendo-Mukungwe division on Wednesday. His parents Andrew Nyanzi and Jalia Naggayi reported the matter to the local authorities and the police, prompting a joint search.
16:41
16:41

Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Lawyer Protests Delay to Complete Investigations Shamim Malende 2 1

Malende protested the slow pace in the investigations by the state, arguing that it has unduly subjected the accused persons to prolonged remand sentences.
15:31
15:31

State Absconds From Trial of Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana in Masaka 1 1 Top story

The court couldn’t proceed due to the absence of the prosecutor. At some point, the magistrate was prompted to adjourn court for 20 minutes to allow the prosecutor more time to show up or send a representative in vain.
10:09
10:09

Sub County Chairperson Sentenced for Conspiring to Marry Off 12-year Old Girl

During the hearing, the prosecution told the court that in December 2017, Ssenkyama in his capacity as Malongo LC III chairperson unlawfully arbitrated in the matter of aggravated defilement against a twelve-year-old girl who was in primary five at Lwemiyaga primary school in Lwengo.
08:05
08:05

MP Ssegirinya Pleads With Court for His Right to Prayers 2 1 Top story

When granted an opportunity to address the court about his plights, Ssegirinya complained that he is locked up in solitary confinement and not allowed to practice his faith through prayers.
18:06
18:06

Masaka RDC in Trouble For Meddling in Land Dispute 2 1

In his complaint, Kayemba accused Kateregga of using his powers to order residents to raze plantations on the disputed land, and accordingly uprooted cassava, cut down coffee and other trees.
10:03
10:03

15 Arrested for Operating Illegal Drug Outlets 5 1

The drug dealers were arrested after they continuously defied NDA’s prior warnings and instructions to comply with the set standards in their operations.
06:56
06:56

Magistrate's Court Commits Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana For Trial 1

Nantegge read the summary of the cases to the accused persons, saying that the state would present CCTV footage of their meetings in Ndeeba near Kabaka’s lake and happy boys’ restaurant to plan the killings.
08:20
08:20

Residents Sue Masaka-Bukakata Road Contractors Over Compensation 3 1 Top story

Led by Gerald Wangi and Richard Kiwanuka, the Kyagunda LC I Chairperson, the disgruntled residents want the court to force Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co) and Hunan to pay for all the damages caused to their property during the stone quarrying.
19:28
19:28

State Seeks More Time to Complete Investigations in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Trial 2 1

However, Defence Lawyer Shamim Malende contested the delays and asked the court to allow the legislators to seek medical attention from specialized doctors since Kigo and Kitalya prison authorities failed to give them the necessary treatment for their ailments. Ssegirinya did not appear before the court, even through a zoom link, reportedly due to a deteriorating health condition.
14:48
14:48

MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya Denied Bail Masaka High Court 2 1

On Monday, Justice Lawrence Tweyanze said that granting the two MPs bail will jeopardize investigations since they are currently under trial.
21:52
21:52

MP Ssewanyana Complains of Torture Masaka high court 2 1

In attempts to substantiate this claims of suffering from grave effects of torture allegedly occasioned to him by security operatives, Ssewanyana raised his hand and asked that he be allowed to show the judge his swollen genitals which he says were squeezed by military operatives that chaotically rearrested him at the gates of Kigo prison on September 23rd.
17:54
17:54

Court Upholds Election of Bukoto West MP Muhammad Ssentaayi Masaka High Court 1 1

Ssentaayi, a member of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party, emerged as the winner of the January 14, parliamentary polls with 12,882 votes ahead of the independent candidate Olivia Mugabe who polled 6,115 votes. But Mugabe challenged the outcome of the polls on grounds of voter harassment, bribery, and intimidation of polling agents.
18:57
18:57

Masaka Judges Abstain from Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana’s Bail Applications Judiciary Uganda 2 1

The two legislators were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region which claimed more than 25 lives between July and September this year.
17:44
17:44

Victims of Security Brutality in Masaka Struggle to Get Justice Judiciary Uganda 3 2

Jamiru Walugembe, the Chairperson of Kimayanya B cell in Kimanya-Kabonera division and one of the victims sued the Chief Defense of Forces-CDF, the Kasijjagirwa UPDF Armored Brigade Commander Brigadier General Deus Sande, and the Brigade Intelligence Officer Major Fred Kasimoni Mushabo, over torture he suffered in the hands of the military.
13:20
13:20

Judiciary Duty Bound to Grant Bail to Suspects - Buteera 1 2

Justice Buteera who was on an inspection tour in the Masaka High Court circuit indicated that that the Courts of law and judicial officers are still guided well within the current law, on how to appropriately exercise their discretion while dealing with bail applications filed at various levels.
17:39
17:39

RPC Frustrates Prosecution Against Informer Who Misinformed Police in Masaka Murders 1

ACP Nkore has declined to testify as a prosecution witness against Vincent Muwonge alias Jude Bbaale, a crime preventer in Masaka town who is facing charges of giving false information to police in relation to the notorious machete-wielding gangs that terrorized Masaka in the recent past.
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