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13:58
13:58

Court Dismisses Bail Application for Katumba Wamala Shooting Suspect Sheikh Yusuf Nyanzi 2 2

Justice Paul Gadenya Wolimbwa dismissed the application on grounds that Nyanzi is facing a multiplicity of capital offences which attract a maximum sentence death penalty upon conviction and that if he was to give bail in such a matter, he would order for 150 million shillings, not cash.
19:50
19:50

Lawyers Petition Court over Blogger Lumbuye's Detention Turkey 2 2

Lumbuye, who until recently has been residing in Turkey, was reportedly arrested on August 4, 2021, and, according to the evidence submitted before the court, was deported by Turkish authorities, working closely with the government of Uganda.
16:16
16:16

Lawyer Petitions Court to Release 74 NUP Supporters Anthony Wameli 1 2

Turyamusiima now states that the 74 people have been on remand for a period exceeding 120 days that is 210, equivalent to seven months which amounts to unreasonable detention.
15:45
15:45

Torture Complaints in Katumba Shooting Not Urgent in Lockdown -Court Anthony wameli 3 1

Lawyers wanted the case to be heard during the lockdown and medical experts to examine the wounds when they are still fresh instead of delaying and they become scars.
16:53
16:53

Gov't Petitioned to Declare Advocates as Essential Workers Uganda Law Society 1 2

Elubu’s order came at the time when lawyers had spent about two months under the first lockdown imposed in March 2020 and they had no capacity to travel to various places in the country since they had equally not been declared essential by the President for them to move without restrictions.
13:35
13:35

State Given One Month to Finalize Investigations into Bizonto Sectarianism Case 1

The comedians Julius Sserwanja is also known as Kidomoole, Peter Sabakaaki (Omuzinyuuzi), Mbabaali Maliseeri (Uncle Luyuguumo), and Gold Ki Matono, also known as Opeto were arrested over on March 5, 2021, in relation to a satirical skit which, according to the government was used to promote sectarianism.
22:35
22:35

Jamil Mukulu Trial Pushed to March 1

Mukulu and his co-accused were formally charged with 20 charges including terrorism, murder, aggravated robbery, aiding and abetting terrorism, crimes against humanity, attempted murder and belonging to a terrorist organization.
16:04
16:04

13 NUP Supporters Remain in Jail Over Security Uniform Replica's NUP Uniform Tailors 2 1

The group is part of the 76 people who were arrested from Kamwokya and Kiyembe during a joint security operation aimed at recovering copies of the army and police uniforms from civilians. But to avoid congestion in the courts, they were split into smaller groups for their bail applications.
14:51
14:51

Attorney General Resists Tumukunde's Request in CID Summons Case 2 1

The Attorney General argues that there is nothing Constitutional in Tumukunde’s application that needs interpretation by the constitutional court, so the High Court can address his issues
14:31
14:31

Tumukunde Scared, Asks Court to Dismiss Charges Over Prosecutor’s Absence Valerian Tuhimbise 2 1

The State quotes Tumukunde saying “If I was Rwanda I would wish to support people who want to cause change in Uganda," a statement which the Prosecution says that it was aimed at instigating the Republic of Rwanda to invade the Republic of Uganda to cause unlawful change of Government.
14:49
14:49

Tumukunde Seeks Constitutional Court Protection From CID Summons 1 1

Tumukunde wants the Constitutional Court to interpret whether the functions of the Attorney General under the constitution can extend to representing individual officer who have been personally accused of human rights violations
17:03
17:03

Tumukunde's Lawyers, Justice Ssekaana Clash Over CID Director Akullo 2 1

The proceedings turned chaotic when Justice Ssekaana also declined to remove the attorney general from the list of the respondents which would make Akullo remain on the suit alone. The judge accused the lawyers of precipitating the drama that ensued.
18:02
18:02

Jamil Mukulu Trial to be Conducted Inside Luzira Prison 2 2

A meeting on Monday that included International Crimes Division -ICD Judges, Counter Terrorism Police Officers, Prisons, Directorate of Public Prosecutions and Defense lawyers agreed that for the safety of the participants from Covid-19 and other possible security risks, the trial will be conducted inside the prisons.
13:14
13:14

Tumukunde Asks Court to Quash CID Summons Anthony Wameli 2 1 Top story

Through his lawyers led by Anthony Wameli, Tumukunde contends that after receiving the summons, he sent one of his lawyers, Friday Roberts Kagoro to Akullo to establish the reasons for the summons, but the lawyer was instead made to attend a meeting involving police and military officers.
16:14
16:14

Kaweesi Murder Pretrial Flops 1 3 Top story

Anguzu said the accused persons and their lawyers couldn't access key physical exhibits like the vehicle in which the trio was shot dead, motorcycles, guns and other weapons used to execute the murder on Saturday last week as planned.
14:22
14:22

Jamil Mukulu Withdraws Bail Application Marion Ben-Bella 2 2 Top story

Mukulu’s decision to withdraw the application was communicated to court by his lawyers, Anthony Wameli and Geoffrey Turyamusiima on Thursday afternoon. Their client appeared in court via video link from Luzira Upper Prison.
14:45
14:45

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.
15:44
15:44

State Granted More Time to Assess Evidence in Kaweesi Murder Case Lino Anguzu 4

The Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lino Anguzu on Tuesday told the court presided over by Justice Duncan Gaswagga that from the time the suspects were committed for trial about two years ago, a lot of things have not yet been put in place.
17:48
17:48

Former ADF Commander Jamil Mukulu Seeks Bail Anthony Wameli 1

Mukulu was arrested from Tanzania and extradited to Uganda in 2015 on charges of terrorism, murder, aggravated robbery, attempted murder and being a member of a terrorist group. He had reportedly commanded members of the allied democratic forces to acquire firearms, training and funding for dissident activities.
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