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16:38
16:38

Prisons Authorities Want More Plea Bargaining Sessions for Petty Offenders 3 2

Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison says since 2014 when the plea bargain initiative started in Mbarara, a total of 1,276 capital cases have been handled and disposed of compared to the 281 petty offences noting that more efforts are needed to advocate for petty offenders to enroll for plea bargaining.
12:56
12:56

Congestion in South Western Region Prisons Worries Officers 4 2

Innocent Draville, the Officer in Charge of Mbarara Main Prison, says that the facility that was constructed to host only 324 inmates currently accommodate 2581. He says that the inmates now sleep in turns because of space problems.
17:03
17:03

Allocation of Land to Judiciary in Mbarara Takes New Twist Court of Appeal 3

On Thursday, during the Mbarara City Council meeting, the councilors unanimously approved a motion to provide land measuring 1.5 acres located in Kakiika ward, Mbarara City North Division to the Judiciary.
16:26
16:26

Mbarara District Agrees to Allocate Land for Court of Appeal Construction Judiciary Uganda 1 1

The district leadership had earlier opposed the allocation claiming that the Judiciary did not follow the right procedure in requesting the land. The Judiciary had initially written to Mbarara city which had responded by allocating one acre of land.
11:57
11:57

Court Asked to Dismiss Petition Against Kashongi County MP 1

Tayebwa through his lawyer Geoffrey Kandeebe, on Monday, told the court presided over by Justice Moses Kazibwe Kawumi that Tumuramye was illegally nominated by the Electoral Commission. According to Kandeebe, the document he attached on the petition as the nomination paper had only signatures from nine registered voters instead of ten.
16:43
16:43

Court to Rule on Affidavits in Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality Petition Mbarara High Court

During the session, Tayebwa presented 13 affidavits that he said should be considered during the hearing of the petition.
15:03
15:03

Court Dismisses Election Petition against MP Nathan Byanyima Mbarara High Court 2 1

The petition was filed by Jeremiah Kamurari, a challenger for the same seat in the just concluded elections challenging Nathan Byanyima’s academic qualifications. Kamurari had argued that Byanyima did not have the requisite qualifications to contest for a parliamentary seat.
15:49
15:49

Judge Orders Police to Produce Certified Statements of Witnesses 2

In his petition, Tumuramye alleges that his rival engaged in voter bribery, intimidation, and ballot stuffing. He also alleges that his agents were chased away from polling stations.
16:55
16:55

Presidential Candidate Patrick Amuriat Granted Bail 2

His Worship Gordon Muhimbise granted Amuriat bail on the principle that he is innocent until proven guilty and that having another case with the same court remove his right to bail.
16:57
16:57

Mbarara NUP Coordinators Charged, Released on Bail 1 2

Muhumuza and Twesigye were charged with two counts of holding unlawful meeting and disobedience of Orders while Ahimbisibwe was charged with assault.
09:27
09:27

Kiruhura Murders: Court of Appeal Sets One Convict Free, Reduces Sentence For the Other 1 Top story

The two were handed 85 years in jail in 2015 by Justice Lameck Mukasa who found them guilty for the murder of Karuhanga, Bernard Ntwirenabo, Naboth Turyahabwe, Kenneth Timuzigu, Eldard Tumwine and Alex Turyamureeba.
07:45
07:45

Kamukama Loses Second Petition Seeking to Block Rival's Nomination As NRM Candidate 1 Top story

Kamukama had returned to court seeking a temporary injunction stopping her rival’s nomination on grounds that her main application seeking to nullify Muheesi’s victory in the primaries would be rendered useless if she goes through with the nominations.
18:45
18:45

High Court Dismisses Minister Kamukama's Petition Blocking Nomination of NRM Flag Bearer 1

On Thursday, High Court presided over Justice Joyce Kavuma ruled that the evidence the petitioner brought to court was not substantial to warrant blocking Muheesi’s nomination.
07:47
07:47

Court of Appeal Commences Hearing Criminal Cases in Mbarara criminal session 2 1

The one-month session which will be conducted via Zoom Technology will handle 40 cases and will be presided over by a panel of three judges; Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Justice Remmy Kasule and Justice Stephen Musota.
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Inmates Decry Heavy Sentences After Pleading Guilty Plea Bargain 2 6 Top story

Mbabazi Mariam, the head of female inmates at Mbarara main prison told a team of judicial officials led by the Chief Justice, Bart Katurebe on that they plead guilty hoping to get lighter sentences, but they are instead slapped with heavy punishments that have started scaring them away from plea bargaining.
16:26
16:26

Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Elioda Tumwesigye 2

In a ruling read out on Thursday by Mbarara Resident Judge Flavian Zaija on behalf of Justice Andrew Bashaija, the petitioner did not avail substantial evidence indicating how the irregularities influenced the results of the elections.
15:45
15:45

CMI Operative, Two Others Convicted Over Acid Attack 1

Katureebe escaped with severe burns and was rushed to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, which referred him to Mulago National Referral Hospital for further management.
16:35
16:35

Court Issues Criminal Summons to Museveni Mock Funeral Protester

Asiimwe who is accused alongside two others of carrying out a mock funeral for President Museveni missed todays court session. Others are 20-year-old Albert Nangumya, a former student at Bishop Stuart University and 32-year-old Maxi Muhumuza.
18:40
18:40

High Court Adjourns Case Challenging Elioda Tumwesigye Election

The Mbarara Resident Judge Justice Andrew Bashaija adjourned the hearing of the case to 16th January 2019 to allow the lawyers of the Electoral Commission-EC to study the affidavit. Eric Sabiti, the EC lawyer had told court that the petitioners served him the affidavit on Friday and asked for more time to read it and prepare a defense.
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19:31

10 Convicted over Illegal Entry in Mbarara

Grade one Magistrate, Mujuni Paul convicted the 10 girls on charges of illegal entry and stay in the country and conducting private business without work permits.
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