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DPP Opposes Bail for Katumba Wamala Shooting Suspect Anthony Wameli 1

Through his lawyers of Wameli and Company Advocates, Nyanzi told the court in his application that he is the sole breadwinner of ten children and that he has substantial sureties.
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Two Remanded over Murder of Katumba Wamala's Daughter, Driver Haruna Kayondo 1

Nyanzi has been arraigned before the Nakawa Magistrates Court at the same time when the head of the Civil Division Justice Musa Ssekaana was expected to hear this very application demanding for his unconditional release. Nyanzi's lawyer Turyamusiima has told URN that these are the normal games played by the State which they are used to.
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Wife Asks Court to Compel Security to Produce Kaweesi Murder Suspect Sheikh Yusuf Nyanzi 1

But after arraigning him before the International Crimes Division, Nyanzi was charged with the said three counts of murder and belonging to a terrorist group, Allied Democratic Forces.
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Lawyers Yet to Access Jailed Kaweesi Murder Suspects 2 2

On Thursday, the defence lawyers led by Anthony Wameli and the State Attorney Marion Ben-Bella met in Justice Duncan Gaswagga’s chambers and told the court that they have not been able to access their clients in jail to seek their consent on trying them via video conferencing.
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Prosecution Hands Over Exhibits Report in Kaweesi Murder Trial Marion Ben-Bella 2 2

The report shows that prosecution will rely on ten items including 49 cartridges, two projectiles, five fragments, 18 mobile phones, one Central processing unit dell type, 20 simcards, three memory cards, four Airtel simparks, 18 sim cards, four motorcycles and police vehicle registration number UP4778 where the trio was gunned down.
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Human Rights Defender Rwakafuuzi Back On His Feet 2 2 Top story

Tumuhimbise, who was once held for being a public nuisance after dumping piglets at Parliament to protest the Shillings 100 million handed to each legislator to buy a vehicle, says Rwakafuuzi was the first person to visit them in detention after the former IGP, Kale Kayihura blocked anyone from seeing them.
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State Applies for Witness Protection in Kaweesi Murder Trial Hamza Ssekidde 2 4 Top story

Anguzu told the Judge that the application filed this morning will be heard exparte for security reasons and that he could not even reveal much about the application for similar reasons.
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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Preach Forgiveness 1 1

During the prayers led by Imam Shafik Kasujja who is one of the eight suspects in the murder of Kaweesi called upon the Muslim community to have the heart of forgiveness adding that those who forgive will always have their sins forgiven by God.
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Prosecution Defends Move to Try Kaweesi Murder Suspects at Nabweru Court 2 1

However, Prosecution led by Mutoni told court presided by Grade One Magistrate George Mfitundinda that Balyejusa committed the offence from Nabweru jurisdictions from where he was arrested.
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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Released on Police Bond state attorney 2 Top story

The trio has been released this afternoon by the Deputy Commander of Special Investigations Department- SID of Police, Elly Womanya in Kireka.
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Gov't Ordered to Produce Re-arrested Kaweesi Murder Suspects Anthony Wameli 1

Justice Henrietta Wolayo of Civil Division of High Court on Friday ordered the Attorney General and Police to produce the two in court on Monday and explain why they have been detained for more than mandatory 48 hours.
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Lawyer Challenges Nabweru Court Jurisdiction in Kaweesi Murder Suspects Trial Forgery 2 Top story

Their lawyer, Anthony Wameli told the Nabweru Grade one Magistrate, George Mfitundinda this morning that his court lacks territorial jurisdictions to try the matter. He explained that prosecution alleges that his clients committed the said crimes in Mpondwe Boarder town in Kasese District and Nasser Road in Kampala, arguing that they cannot be tried in Nabweru.
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Lawyers Apply for Release of Re-arrested Kaweesi Murder Suspects Anthony wameli 1 2

The lawyers allege that on September 11th, 2019, the applicants appeared before the International Crimes Division Registrar, Esther Nansambu for signing off their release orders having been granted bail by Justice Lydia Mugambe.
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Brig. Karemire Explains Re-Arrest of Kaweesi Murder Suspects Yoweri Museveni 1 1 Top story

Now, the Army Spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire, says the suspects were picked up by Joint Security Forces and are locked up at a gazetted facility on allegations that they are peace violators. “Our people deserve peace and security forces will do whatever they can within the laws established to ensure that,” said Karemire.
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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Return to Luzira As Judge Fails to Sign Bail Ruling 3 3 Top story

The court Registrar, Stellah Atim told the suspects that Justice Lydia Mugambe who granted them bail last month hasn’t signed on her ruling. She told the suspects that she doesn’t have powers to release them despite the fact that Justice Mugambe’s decision is on file until she signs the ruling.
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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Rearrested anthony wameli 2 3 Top story

The suspects are Abdul Majid Ali Mugoya Byantuyo, a hawker of cosmetics and herbal medicine and resident of Nakalama in Iganga District, Dhikusooka Faisal Hibwagi Sinani alias Farouk, a peasant farmer and resident of Butaleja District and Abdul Kaala Tigasitwa alias Ibrahim Chris Kato Ibra, a chapatti baker from Bwaise, a Kampala suburb.
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Hearing of Kaweesi Murder Suspect Bail Application Flops 2

Justice Margaret-Oguli Oumo told the defense lawyers and sureties of the suspects in her chambers that Justice Mugambe was unwell and would be available on June 17th 2019.
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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Remanded Again anthony wameli 1 2

Nansambu who had sat in for Justice Lydia Mugambe noted that the eight couldn’t sign their bond papers because court had not yet received feedback from NIRA.
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State Slaps Fresh Charges Against Kaweesi Murder Suspects anthony wameli 1

On Wednesday they appeared at the Mukono Magistrates Court where they were charged with six counts of Aggravated Trafficking in Children and Conspiracy to commit a felony contrary to the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act of 2009.
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