In their defense both Nadiope and the Attorney General opposed the petition, saying it does not raise any issue for constitutional interpretation. The Attorney General argued that the acts complained of and attributed to Kadaga and others did not violate the constitution.
The application is seeking review of November 26th, 2020 ruling where Justice Masalu reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division. The wards, that were initially in Soroti City West during creation of Soroti City were moved to Soroti City East Division. The application is also seeking to nullify elections of Soroti City.
Through his lawyers; Wameli and Company Advocates, Kyagulanyi says that he has been targeted since his participation in politics especially after the recently concluded presidential elections. He says that his properties, including vehicles, have been unlawfully impounded or retained by the government.
Judiciary Spokesperson Solomon Muyita says the process doesn’t end when the notice for withdrawal has been put in the gazette, but that the court has to reconvene and the hearing of the application has been fixed for March 4th 2021.
Odrua, resident of Pajulu village, Kati parish in Ulepi sub-county was in July 2020 killed by a group of people from the neighbouring Vurra village. Seven suspects were arrested and are facing murder charges while others are still at large.
The Uganda Law Society President Pheona Wall Nabasa says that it is very unfortunate for the crimes he was accused of and sentenced for and with the way people thought he would be a flight risk and never given bail to nurse his ailment.
Apea was arrested in 2012 for allegedly defiling an 11 years old girl. In 2014, Justice Winfred Nabisinde of Lira High Court convicted Apea of aggravated defilement and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.
It was alleged that in December 2012, Rudisha was walking from work with colleagues Muzamil Ombaga, Jamal Mawa and Rasul Atiku when a man suddenly stood in front of them and fired a bullet which hit and killed Rudisha instantly. Another bullet hit Ombaga causing him serious injury on the upper part of his body while another bullet missed hitting Mawa.
Adiga was then convicted of murder by Justice Wilson Kwesiga and sentenced to life imprisonment on July 29th 2010. However, Adiga through his lawyer John Patrick Adar appealed against the sentence based on four grounds.
Bugembe George aged 24 has been sentenced for 42 years in prison after pleading guilty of defiling the three little girls in one day. 36 of the 40 cases listed for hearing by the High Court Criminal session are of defilement.
The National Unity Platform lost interest in the petition after failing to submit several affidavits which they had collected from various parts of the country, as proof that the election cycle was characterized by violence, bribery, alteration of results, and intimidation, among others.
The trio; Richard Watum Wod-Ongom, Male Mukasa and Stephen Balinandi, all retired civil servants and businessmen allege that they have been living peacefully on their land until January 2020 when Kabuye rented land in their neighbouring where he constructed a Church. Kabuye rented the land on a 10-year contract from Florence Nabukenya.
State Attorney Jackeline Okwir tabled the DPP’s letter withdrawing the charges against the accused persons before the International Crimes Division Judge David Wangututsi on Thursday afternoon when the matter came up for pre-conferencing.
Viva Entertainment contends that despite the popularity of the song, it hasn’t been performed on stage because of the government ban on concerts as part of the measures to curb the spread of COVID 19 virus.