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.
According to his letter dated February 25 2021, Mayambala also wants to be informed of the necessary procedures, what exactly is required for him to inherit the petition and if there is any chance that new evidence can be presented to court.
“We have a principle called "Prior full and informed consent", where counsel has to tell everything to his client about what he should expect from court. I have a feeling that if Kyagulanyi was properly briefed on the nature of our court, probably he wouldn’t have gone to court in the first place,” Ssemakadde said.
Ariko, who lost to FDC’s Moses Attan Okia in the Soroti City East Division seat is aggrieved by the ruling of Soroti High Court Judge, Justice Wilson Musene Musalu that reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division.
The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo who is heading the panel of nine judges said that, according to the law, Kyagulanyi has a right to withdraw his petition at any time. He, however, said this must also be done in accordance with the dictates of the same law.
His lawyers, led by Medard Lubega Sseggona filed the application this morning asking leave of court to withdrawal the petition in whole. Kyagulanyi lists six reasons for withdrawing the petition, which are also supported with arguments in an affidavit of 22 paragraphs.
Audit documents before PAC indicate that out of the 20.74 Billion Shillings, indicate that 16.88 Billion was spent by the Judiciary on different activities some of which were disposing of cases in different courts, installing new courts, training of staff, procuring vehicles and others.
The Judiciary Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana today told Parliament that the nine billion Shillings system also known as the Electronic Court Case Management Information System (ECMIS), is expected to help quicken filing of cases, track them throughout the trial and provide progress updates to relevant players.
The charges stemmed from his failure to perform his duties when a bogus company; Ammam Industrial Tools and Equipment Limited (AITEL) was contracted to purchase 70, 000 bicycles from India. The bicycles were meant to be used by LC1 and parish chairpersons for government activities ahead of the 2011 general elections.
In his application, Kalali contends that on February 17th, 2021, journalists went to cover former National Unity Platform-Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu when he went to deliver his petition to the United Nations High Commission in Kololo on gross human rights violations.
Sam Onyapidi, a waiter at Munyonyo Resort hotel and resident of Kifumbira Zone in Kamwokya claims that police officers stabbed him in the stomach along Mawanda Road on Sunday night while returning from duty. Onyapidi is in the Intensive Care Unit-ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital.
Now, in her response, Sewankambo says that the National Security Council-NSC directed UCC to suspend internet, bulk messaging and mobile money services temporarily.
She says that on 13th January 2021, Gen. Elly Tumwine, the Minister of Security wrote a letter to UCC regarding the council's decision.