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04:55
04:55

Lira District Officials Arrested Over Fraudulent Sale of District Land 1

Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resources Officer and Joel Ogwang, the Zonal Cartographer were arrested on Wednesday evening for not only forging land tittles but also selling the land to individuals.
17:05
17:05

UPDF Imposter Further Remanded Over Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking

Steven Aine, a 39-year-old resident of Lira City West division was arrested last week and charged with aggravated defilement and trafficking of children.
06:58
06:58

UPDF Disowns Suspect Who Claims to Be Retired Colonel 2

Capt. Amos Nsamba, the UPDF 5th Division spokesperson, says that there is no record of any retired Colonel Stephen Aine or any document showing that he is still a serving officer in the army.
16:17
16:17

Woman, Son Sentenced to Six Years for Torturing Grandchild 2 1

The magistrate Samsom Abiti Loum said that the convicts were not only elders but also blood relatives who could have taken care of their infant victim and ensured that he was protected from all forms of danger.
19:44
19:44

Army Imposter Charged with Aggravated Defilement, Child Trafficking Remanded 1

He appeared before Her worship Pamela Nanyanzi, the Lira Grade One magistrate who immediately remanded him until 30th August when he will appear before the same court for mention.
07:52
07:52

RCC Orders Arrest of CID Officer for Releasing Defilement Suspect 4

Lawrence Egole issued the order after Ajuga released Steven Ayine Mugisha, who was arrested on Friday from St. Katherine Girls Secondary School in the middle of the night when he had gone to pick up a senior III student.
18:39
18:39

Nine in Lira City Sentenced to Community Service for Idle and Disorderly

The nine were arrested last week from different parts of Lira City West Division by the police during night operations. The arrest followed complaints about criminal gangs who terrorize residents at night.
13:00
13:00

18-Year-Old Man Gets 2-Year-Jail Term for Mobile Phone Theft

In his ruling, the Lira Grade One Magistrate, Jonathan Mamimbi sentenced Awal to 24 months in prison, saying that he committed a serious offense. “The offense committed is not an ordinary but a serious offense, which attracts a maximum sentence of 10 years but considering that the convict has not wasted court's time, he is therefore sentenced to 24 months," he ruled.
17:28
17:28

Man, Woman Sentenced to Jail Terms for Aggravated Defilement Lira High court

Hon. Justice Gaswaga noted the remorsefulness of the convicts and their promise to become better people. However, he sentenced the man and the woman to 14 and 8 years respectively, as theirs are serious offenses that were committed on children.
12:38
12:38

Lira Thief Sentenced to 140 Years for Aggravated Robbery Lira High court 1

Justice Gaswaga, sentenced him to 20 years for each count of the offense saying such crimes are typical of a serial robber and that it cause a lot of insecurity amongst the people living in the area.
09:58
09:58

Housemaid Sentenced to 20 Years for Boss’s Murder Lira High court

Peter Opio Amalo, the State prosecutor asked court to punish the convict for selling her boss to assailants who murdered her in her own house, adding that the deceased’s family business of over 100m has since collapsed after her death.
09:45
09:45

Young Lady Sentenced to 8 Years for Defiling Victim 4 Years her Junior Lira High court

In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Gaswaga told court that the convict has a chance to live a responsible life ahead. However, the offense committed is a serious one and ignorance of the law at the time of the offense is immaterial.
15:06
15:06

30-Year-Old Convicted for Murdering his Father for UGX2,000 Lira High court

Brian Kalinaki, the Assistant DPP asked court to give the convict a deterrent sentence to act as a lesson to the general public who would want to commit a similar offense, adding that court should not consider his plea of having responsibilities at home because he is not responsible.
08:06
08:06

52-Year-old Man Gets 4 Months for Threatening Violence

In her ruling, Ariakot explained that although the offences of intimidation and threatening violence attract a maximum sentence of four years, Obua acknowledged his mistake and did not waste the courts time hence the four-month sentence.
08:16
08:16

Court Okays Withdrawal of Case Against State House Imposters 1

Denis Olwa, a social worker, and Elly Apenyo, a businessman were in May last year arrested and remanded for conning Moses Otim
09:24
09:24

Another Round in 30-Year Fight for Rock in Lira City Ends 1

In September 2021, Ssalamu Godfrey Ngobi, the Assistant Registrar of Lira High Court issued a temporary injunction restraining Ibuje sub-county and Matrix Lands from carrying out any activities at Ibuje rock.
17:16
17:16

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Erute South MP Lira High Court 2 3

In his ruling on Friday, Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo dismissed the petition on grounds that Engola did not prove that any illegality or offences were committed in the election by Odur or the Electoral Commission.
14:42
14:42

Court Dismisses Bail Application by UPDF Lt. Col. Facing Murder

The suspects reportedly shot the deceased to death before arresting his 9 family members. They were arrested and charged with murder contrary to section 188/189 of the Penal Code Act, conspiracy to commit murder contrary to sections 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act.
06:33
06:33

High Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Lira Woman MP 3 3

On Tuesday, the petition was dismissed by Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo on grounds that Aliro and her witnesses who swore affidavits did not produce evidence that they are registered voters of Lira District.
12:11
12:11

Court Asked to Dismiss Petition Against Lira District Woman MP Lira High court 4 1

Auma’s lawyer Paul Idambi told the court that the people who swore affidavits are not voters and that the signatures attached to their names are forged.
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