According to Biira, Mukutale used the firearm during the period to conduct illegal activities within the country and the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo that resulted in murders and aggravated robberies. She prayed to the court to hand him a maximum jail sentence to deter other would-be offenders and serve as a lesson for him never to commit similar crimes.
Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Ogujabe village, Apo Sub-county in Yumbe District was charged with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
The prosecution stated that Maj. Kibuuka on or around the 9th day of April 2023 while at Zoka in Itirikwa Sub-county, Adjumani district undermined his supervisor, and Commanding Officer 71st Battalion and deployed troops without informing his Commanding officer contrary to section 36 of the UPDF Act number 7/2005.
Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Yumbe District was charged along with three other accomplices with three counts of illegal firearms possession contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
The prosecution told the court that Ojanga, David Opiyo, and others still at large on August 5 2021 while in Alingiri village in Lungulu Sub-county in Nwoya District with malice afore thought unlawfully murdered Alimocan.
Justice Owiny-Dollo notes that the advent of ICT is fundamentally changing the way people work, learn, and interact and notes that as Judiciary they can’t afford to remain behind where they had been in the past two decades.
Nyipir told the court on Thursday that the level of environmental destruction fueled by the growing commercial charcoal trade in the region is at an alarming level and needed a tougher sentence if the vice is to stop.
The army disciplinary court charged Maj. Kibuuka 38 of two counts of assault and occasioning bodily harm contrary to section 236 of the penal code Act Cap 120 and insubordinate behavior contrary to section 36 of the UPDF Act number 7/2005.
During his appearance before Said Barigye, the Gulu Chief Magistrate, Atemo was charged with uttering false information, as he had provided inaccurate data to Samuel Alinaitwe, a senior legal officer at the State House Anti-Corruption Unit.
Florence Akello Owinji, the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions told the court Wednesday that 53 state witnesses have so far been presented in the trial and noted they were closing witness submissions.
Alaka says whereas there are categories of victims and witnesses who deserve protection while testifying in court, witness PW50 didn’t fall among them arguing he served as a former intelligence officer in the national army.
The plaintiffs filed applications for judicial review in September 2021 seeking the court to declare null and void Openjuru’s promotion as a Professor and his appointment as Vice Chancellor alleging forgery of academic documents.
In a separate ruling, the tribunal awarded George Bush Okot and Stephen Bongomin, both residents of Lapul Sub-county in Pader District Shillings 17 million for the torture they underwent at the hands of UPDF soldiers on March 3, 2007.
Maria Mabinty Kamara, the ICC Outreach Officer for Uganda, told URN in an interview Tuesday that the additional information will help determine the type and modalities of reparations the judges could decide upon.
On Thursday while delivering a verdict on the conviction appeal, the presiding Judge of the appeals Chamber Luz del Carmen Ibáñez Carranza rejected all the grounds raised by the accused lawyer challenging his conviction during a verdict.