According to the Spokesperson for the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Jacqueline Okui, the State Attorneys will prosecute and handle criminal cases including appeals, revisions and miscellaneous applications in the High Court Criminal Division on a daily basis.
Wakayima through his lawyers of Lex Uganda Advocates and Solicitors wants the appeal in which his rival Musoke Hamisi Walusimbi wants him thrown out of Parliament over name discrepancies dismissed for having been filed out of the stipulated time of 14 days.
Muruli Mukasa, who is also the Member of Parliament for Budyebo County in Nakasongola District previously served as Minister of Gender from March 1, 2015, until June 6, 2016. He also served as Minister of Security from 27 May 2011 until 1 March 2015.
On Wednesday, Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney told Masaka Grade One Magistrate Philp Nzwebe that he and his family have received death threats from people he claims are connected to the two MPs.
On July 7, 2021, Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija issued a directive to all judicial officers to release original IDs for sureties in their possession saying that the law doesn’t require them to deposit IDs with the court as a condition for granting bail.
The construction of the Supreme Court building is expected to cost 10.9 billion Shillings while the regional appellant courts will altogether cost 14.2 billion Shillings. The money is also envisaged to cover the procurement of vehicles at a cost of 12.6 billion Shillings, case management and implementation of case back reduction strategy, which will take 29.4 billion Shillings and operational expenses at 30.9 billion.
According to Aboneka, due to the lack of a legal framework to regulate fees and an acceptable range of school requirements, education centers are exploiting this inadequacy with each charging different and exorbitant fees and asking for unnecessary requirements under the watch of the Government.
Addressing a consultative meeting of players in the administration justice in Kampala on Monday, Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, revealed that the concept of hearing Criminal Cases daily is one of the Cases Backlog Reduction Interventions in their efforts to eliminate the case backlog
Bujjingo, the Pastor of House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala, is accused of contracting marriage by customary law with Susan Makula when already married to Teddy Naluswa, a marriage contracted on December 20, 2003, at Victory Christian Centre. But without its formal dissolution, he allegedly married Makula under customary law on December 7, 2021, in Kawuku, Wakiso district.
Agnes Acayo, commonly known as the Auzu, a second-year student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a resident of Dwol Cell, Laliya Ward, Pece –Laroo Division in Gulu City was hacked to death on Friday morning by her boyfriend -Alfred Ocan aged 50 after they picked a quarrel over money.
Bujjingo is accused of committing bigamy and contracting marriage by customary law with Susan Makula when already married to Teddy Naluswa under the Marriage Act. On the other hand, Makula is charged with contracting marriage with Bugingo well aware that he is legally married to another woman.
The justices argued that the trial judge rightfully noted that the beneficiaries were paid and no accountability was made for the 4.9 Billion Shillings received by the appellants on the Crane Bank account to which only the appellants were signatories.
The justices unanimously ruled that the nine people Paul Peter Etot, Deo Okekllo, Kiden Santa, John Paul Omara, Francis Chira, Isaac Otim, Steven Etot, Albert Elwa and Ruth Etot should instead be compensated with 203 .2 million shillings as general damages.
In 2019, Aboneka and Kirya dragged the Attorney General before the High Court for alleged failure to translate the 1995 constitution into the 56 indigenous languages, promote awareness and ensure that all training and military institutions review their curriculums to incorporate and teach the constitution as required.
This is the 5th time Mabirizi is suing Kyagulanyi on matters relating to his age discrepancies. In 2020 when Kyagulanyi declared interest to contest for the presidency, Mabirizi, an adherent of the rule of law, researched for his academic papers and found information on the Parliament website showing that he was born on 2 February 1982.