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21:09
21:09

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.
17:27
17:27

Electoral Commission Asks Court to Dismiss Petition against Ssegirinya

Ssegirinya defeated nine other candidates when he scored 41,197 votes against his closest challenger Sulaiman Kidandala who had 7,512 votes in polls held on January 14, 2021. But this victory was challenged by Kidandala when he alleged that Ssegirinya didn’t have the requisite academic qualifications to contest for a Parliamentary seat.
16:49
16:49

Petitioner Struggles to Justify Forgery Claims Against Nantaba 2 1 Top story

During the hearing before Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya in Mukono high court on Tuesday, Nantaba’s lawyer, Ambrose Tibyasa tasked Birungi to substantiate her claims.
15:43
15:43

Court Dismisses Petition Against Makindye-Ssabagabo Municipality MP 2

Court presided over by Justice Winifred Nabisinde dismissed the petition filed by the loser of the January 14 elections, Emmanuel Ssempala Kigozi on grounds that he neither served a copy of his petition to the MP nor did he file a formal application withdrawing the case.
15:23
15:23

Judge Warns Lawyers Against Conmen During Election Petition Hearing 1

Matovu, who was presiding over the election petition of the former National Resistance Movement Aisha Mafabi Lumolo against Florence Nambozo, the Sironko District Woman MP said that many people will approach both sides asking for money claiming they have been sent by the judge.
14:49
14:49

Court Directs State to Produce Suspect in Gen. Katumba Attempted Murder Case 2 1

In his ruling, Odwori directed them to write to Uganda Prisons for permission to visit their clients and report back should prisons turn down the request. He, however, rejected another prayer by the lawyers to allow doctors to conduct a CT scan and general health of the accused persons.
13:35
13:35

Loser in Lira City Mayoral Race Withdraws Election Petition Lira City Council 5 3

Appearing before Justice Emmy Vincent Mugabo on Tuesday, Ogwang’s lawyer Daniel Odongo from Okwi and Company Advocates informed the court that they reached an agreement to have the petition withdrawn from court without cost.
12:10
12:10

Moroto CID Officer Arrested Over Corruption

Michael Longole, the Karamoja Region police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of the officer, describing his conduct as unacceptable. According to Longole, the officer acted outside his jurisdiction since investigations were still ongoing.
11:41
11:41

Ntwetwe County MP in Court over Academic Papers 2 2

Ssekajja petitioned the High Court alleging that at the time of the nomination, election and declaration as to the winner, Ssebikaali did not possess the requisite academic qualification.
10:03
10:03

Police Officers Using Excessive Force Should Face Trial in Court- IGP 3 1

Ochola has directed the force’s human rights and legal directorate to ensure that every policeman accused of using excessive force towards civilians should be charged in Civil or Criminal courts so that they can serve as an example to others.
07:54
07:54

Gulu High Court to Start Election Petition Hearing Today 1

Paulino Ogwang, the Court Clerk says that the cases have been allocated to Justice Tadeo Asiimwe.
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