Appearing before Beatrice Kainza, the City Hall Grade One Magistrate on Tuesday, Chelangat, who is also the last state witness said she had found significant similarities in the signatures on documents the accused used for receipting the money and their statements.
Now, in a statement issued this afternoon, Next Media Services, which owns NBS TV, says it commissioned an investigation into the illegal sale of Government drugs in partnership with the British Broadcasting Corporation-BBC.
It is alleged that Okwir, who was on guard duty at a Pepsi-Cola Depot in Kyengera, Wakiso district, shot and killed a mechanic identified as Abubakar Kinene, after an argument on Monday, January 7, 2019.
In her ruling issued and signed in the presence of State Prosecutor Jeffery Atwine, Justice Mugambe, says the arrest would pre-empt the application filed by Wanyoto seeking to block his trial before the Anti- Corruption Court.
Prior to visiting Makindye Police barracks, the Mufti consulted Lt. Gen. Gutti who gave green light to the visit. Armed with the authorisation notice, the Mufti and his delegation stormed Makindye Military barracks this morning but were turned away without any explanation.
He was speaking to URN on the decision by the Directorate of Public Prosecution-DPP to drop charges against five former suspects of the 2010 Kampala Twin Bombings. They are Dr. Ismael Kalule, the former Imam of Ntinda Mosque, Abubakar Batemyeto, Awadhi Omar Awadhi, Yahaya Mbuthia Suleiman and Muhammad Hamid Suleiman.
Chibita says that according to the initial perusal of the file, there is evidence to pin those involved in the chaos that preceded the elections in Arua, but further inquiries were ongoing to establish who exactly pelted stones at the Presidential motorcade.
The suspects include mechanics, vendors and small business operators from Kisekka, Nasser Road, Nakasero Market and Katwe. Only 33 out of the 50 suspects who were locked up at CPS are on the charge sheet.
On Wednesday August 1st 2018, the Director of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, Grace Akullo informed the Police and Advisory Committee-PAC that the department is still closed despite the fact that the case was dismissed from Court.
Fresh details show that the Director of Public Prosecutions declined to sanction charges against Bikanga citing lack of evidence connecting him to the murder. Bikanga was arrested after a member of Magaras family identified the voice in the ransom call recordings as that of his brother, Yakoob Byansi.
After striking the deal, Rwigambwa purportedly took Arinaitwe to Mulago National Referral Hospital and Agakhan Hospital in Kenya to ascertain whether he was a suitable donor and the results were positive.
The two are charged together with former Works Minister, Engineer Abraham Byandala, Berunado Ssebbugga Kimeze, the former Acting Executive director Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA, Joe Ssemugooma, the former acting director finance and administration UNRA, Wilberforce Senjako, the former Regional accountant UNRA and Legal Counsel, Marvin Baryaruha.