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16:19
16:19

Acid Attack: Supreme Court Confirms 18 Year Jail Term for Spouse Killer injury 1 Top story

In 2012, then High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene (now deceased) found Kizito guilty of manslaughter for the October 24th, 2012 murder of Nsubuga at Kasangombe Village, Kirabira Road in Wakiso District.
07:29
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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.
17:06
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Retired Judges Get More Benefits Than Retired Presidents, Speakers of Parliament security guard 1 Top story

Taking to X, Kyagulanyi said a country that is struggling to feed its citizens, cannot afford to buy such luxurious vehicles for former leaders who are already well-off. Each of the five vehicles that were publicly given out, cost the taxpayer Shs 600 million.
08:37
08:37

Justice Batema Decries Familiarity From Litigants home 1 2

Speaking during the launch of the Iganga High Court Circuit on Monday, Justice Batema noted that being a native of Naibiri village in Namugalwe Sub County in the district, most litigants prefer approaching him directly at his private residence with the hope of compromising justice in their favor rather than enduring the court procedure.
09:46
09:46

Three Suspected Cattle Thieves Lynched in Mayuge deceased

It is reported that the trio were seen ferrying four cows in the wee-hours of Sunday morning. The residents were reportedly angered by the behavior of the suspects who didnot have proper documentation. The residents later stoned the thieves to death.
08:48
08:48

Judiciary Commits to Operationalizing Bugiri Remand Home district 1 2

Ibrahim Muganza, the Bugiri municipality probation officer, says that some of the juveniles have become perennial offenders since there are no standard means of rehabilitating them to shun criminality.
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Judiciary Unveils New Chief Magistrates Court Premises in Mayuge justice 1

Miriam Namukose, a resident of Mayuge town council stresses that her land was maliciously grabbed and a civil suit was filed at the Iganga chief magistrates court, however, due to the long distance, she lost track of the case.
12:54
12:54

Luwero High Court to Commence Operations Next Month land case 4 1

The Principal Judge Flavian Zeija says that although plans for establishing the court began last year, the judiciary failed to secure premises suitable for the High Court.
09:44
09:44

Jinja District Council Allocates Land for Building Courts of Law police station 2 2

While attending the Jinja High Court circuit’s open day session on Monday, the Jinja district council’s deputy speaker, Moses Lwochaza said that they held a special council sitting last week where all councilors unanimously agreed to avail free land to the judiciary.
19:55
19:55

Eleven Arrested Over Death of Kamuli Police Constable resident

During the scuffle to rescue the victims, Kasolo shot dead Yosam Namwindo, one of the residents in the area. As a result, residents turned their wrath on the constable and lynched him to avenge Namwindo’s death.
21:09
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Court Dismisses Katuntu’s Affidavits Filed Out of Time election 4 1 Top story

During the hearing on Tuesday, Galisonga’s lawyer, John Isabirye explained that they filed their petition on March 24, 2021, and the first respondent filed their response on April 6, 2021. He noted that it was inappropriate for the respondents to file supplementary affidavits three months later.
09:03
09:03

Three Mentally Disabled Women Test HIV+ve Daily in Gulu justice 1 3

Irene Laker, a board member of Gulu Union for Persons with Disabilities revealed in an interview that the office receives at least 3 cases of the women testing positive with the infection on a daily basis.
11:05
11:05

Mob Lynches Suspected Thief After Escaping from Police village 1 2

Angry residents of Nawansega village in Ibulanku Sub County lynched 27-year-old Emmanuel Wamuko this morning. Trouble for Wamuko started when he attempted to sell off two goats he is suspected to have stolen from the community. He was picked up by residents and handed over to police.
17:58
17:58

Prosecution Asked to Amend Charge Sheet in Mumbere Case people 4 1

While reading the names of the accused during a special ICD session held at the Kirinya main prisons on Thursday, Luswata said that, although the initial charge sheet comprised of 207 suspects, some were missing on the list and such anomalies would delay the pre-trial session.
12:53
12:53

Delayed Trial of Mumbere, Royal Guards Irks Rwenzururu Prime Minister justice 2 1

Kule argues that, for the past four years, the accused persons who include Rwenzururu King, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere have been eagerly waiting for justice and it is unfortunate that, as the rest of Ugandans will be electing their leaders, the accused will be left out.
14:27
14:27

Jinja RDC Sakwa Loses Bid to Block Interdiction accusation 1 Top story

Sakwa ran to the high court after he was interdicted on May 4, 2020, following his arrest and prosecution for manslaughter, malicious damage and theft. He was accused of causing the death of a businessman, Charles Isanga who had allegedly defied measures announced by the president, to control the spread of coronavirus disease.
12:32
12:32

Courts Incapable of Enforcing Human Rights –Law Don Makerere University 4 4

According to Dr Tusasirwe, the courts were initially not designed as rights enforcement mechanisms but as instruments of law and order and regulation of transactions such as business, land and marriage among others. He argues that in their current state, courts look at enforcement of rights as a secondary role.
07:28
07:28

Justice Tabaro, Mak Staff Lawyer Clash Over Submissions authority 1 2

“I will not suffer impolite language. I don’t want impolite language here. One of the things you learn under reconciliation is polite language,” said Justice Tabaro.
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