Following the approval of the bill, judges will have the discretion to impose the death sentence depending on the circumstances and offences committed. The MPs replaced death sentence with life sentence and mandatory death sentence with discretionary sentence.
The deceased’s family was stranded at Gulu Main Hospital Mortuary on Tuesday afternoon when their pleas to the Deputy Chief Justice through his driver to cover the burial expenses failed to yield results.
The investigation was the basis of arrests conducted at Middle East Consultants, one of the popular labour export firms in Kampala. The anti-corruption unit headed by Lt Col Edith Nakalema surrounded the firm’s offices in Muyenga and arrested two directors on Monday. The arrested are Benon Kunywana and Ayamba Owen.
Sources in the university say employees from the Estates and Works Department accessed Kitumba’s residence on Monday evening under the instruction of the acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor William Bazeyo and removed the water and electricity meters effectively cutting off supply.