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19:43
19:43

Judge Suspends Kwoyelo’s Defence Over Ill Health 1 1 Top story

Kwoyealo told the court that he was exhausted and that he also needed medical attention for his high blood pressure.
10:07
10:07

Kwoyelo Disowns “Added” Name on Charge Sheet 1

While presenting an unsworn statement before a four-member panel of justices of the ICD sitting at Gulu High Court Tuesday, Kwoyelo said he has heard the court referring to him as Latoni yet it’s not his name.
07:29
07:29

Court Rejects Defence Application to Question Kwoyelo in Trial Hearing accusation 1 3 Top story

In a ruling, Justice Duncan Gaswaga noted that since the accused has asserted the rights against self-incrimination by opting to give an unsworn statement, he loses the right to the assistance of the counsel although he gains the advantage of not being cross-examined.
14:27
14:27

Ex-LRA Commander Kwoyelo’s Defence Trial Begins in Gulu Amuru District 2 1

Kwoyelo entered the dock at about 9:50 am to defend himself, more than five years since his trial commenced before the ICD in November 2018.
15:40
15:40

Kwoyelo Picks 30 Defence Witnesses as ICD Fixes Trial Date 2 1

Juliet Harty Hatanga, the Deputy Registrar of the Division told Uganda Radio Network Monday that Kwoyelo’s Defence team has so far lined up 30 defense witnesses for the trial hearing commencing next week at Gulu High Court.
12:10
12:10

ICC to Confirm Charges Against LRA Warlord Joseph Kony in Absentia 1

The Judges have set October 15 this year as the date for the commencement of confirmation of charges hearing against Kony in his absentia should he not appear. He faces 33 counts of charges of war crimes and crimes against Humanity allegedly committed between July 1, 2002, and December 31, 2005, in northern Uganda.
10:11
10:11

Kwoyelo Trial: Judge Asks Victims Not to Exhume Remains from Crime Scene LRA Insurgency 1 4

Over the weekend, relatives of the victims of the alleged attack complained that the delayed trials had affected the relocation of the remains of their relatives for decent reburials in their ancestral homes.
07:28
07:28

Ongwen to Serve 25-Year Jail Sentence in Norway-ICC Dominic Ongwen 1 Top story

According to a statement issued by the ICC, the Presidency of the ICC on November 9 this year designated Norway as the State of enforcement for the sentence of imprisonment of Ongwen, according to article 103 of the Rome Statute.
07:21
07:21

Court Acquits Ex-LRA Commander Kwoyelo of 14 War Crimes Charges 2 1 Top story

In a ruling delivered on Monday at the ICD sitting in Gulu High Court Circuit, Justice Michael Elubu noted that the 15 charges were dropped due to insufficient, or lack of evidence presented by the prosecution.
12:45
12:45

Kwoyelo’s Trial: Court Sets Date for Ruling on No-case to Answer Submission 1 1

Kwoyelo’s lead defence lawyer Charles Dalton Opwonya, told Uganda Radio Network in an interview over the weekend that the ruling will determine whether their client should offer defence evidence in the trial or be set free.
16:03
16:03

Two UPDF Soldiers Jailed For Murder court martial 1 1

Col. Nambafu handed a 20-year jail sentence to Jacob Oyet Ojera a soldier attached to Lugore military Detach in Palaro Sub-county, Gulu district for shooting to death his wife on October 30, 2023.
08:29
08:29

Court Martial Sentences Man to 18 Years in Jail Over Illegal Gun Possession Gulu Main Prison 2 1

According to Biira, Mukutale used the firearm during the period to conduct illegal activities within the country and the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo that resulted in murders and aggravated robberies. She prayed to the court to hand him a maximum jail sentence to deter other would-be offenders and serve as a lesson for him never to commit similar crimes.
11:38
11:38

Gulu Prison Authorities Urge Courts to Expedite Trial of Remanded Suspects Gulu Main Prison 1

Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Aswa Regional Prison Commander said Monday that some inmates at the Gulu Main Prison have spent four years on remand without getting justice.
17:50
17:50

Man Jailed 9 Years for Illegal Possession of Firearms 1 1

Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Ogujabe village, Apo Sub-county in Yumbe District was charged with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
19:57
19:57

UPDF Officer Pinned for Insubordination 1

The prosecution stated that Maj. Kibuuka on or around the 9th day of April 2023 while at Zoka in Itirikwa Sub-county, Adjumani district undermined his supervisor, and Commanding Officer 71st Battalion and deployed troops without informing his Commanding officer contrary to section 36 of the UPDF Act number 7/2005.
07:23
07:23

Court Martial Convicts Man for Illegal Possession of Firearm 1

Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Yumbe District was charged along with three other accomplices with three counts of illegal firearms possession contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
12:21
12:21

Man Jailed 24 Years for Murder of Toddler Gulu Main Prison 1 1

The prosecution told the court that Ojanga, David Opiyo, and others still at large on August 5 2021 while in Alingiri village in Lungulu Sub-county in Nwoya District with malice afore thought unlawfully murdered Alimocan.
11:18
11:18

Judiciary Installs Video Conferencing System in Gulu High Court Gulu Main Prison 3 1

Justice Owiny-Dollo notes that the advent of ICT is fundamentally changing the way people work, learn, and interact and notes that as Judiciary they can’t afford to remain behind where they had been in the past two decades.
13:34
13:34

Prosecutor Calls for Tougher Sentences On Illegal Charcoal Dealers Climate Change 1

Nyipir told the court on Thursday that the level of environmental destruction fueled by the growing commercial charcoal trade in the region is at an alarming level and needed a tougher sentence if the vice is to stop.
13:42
13:42

UPDF Officer Accused of Torturing Civilians Bailed 1

The army disciplinary court charged Maj. Kibuuka 38 of two counts of assault and occasioning bodily harm contrary to section 236 of the penal code Act Cap 120 and insubordinate behavior contrary to section 36 of the UPDF Act number 7/2005.
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