An operative of the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence is on remand in Kyamugorani Government Prison in Mbarara District in connection with an acid attack on a municipal councillor. Sergeant Denis Bataringaya was on Monday remanded by Mbarara Grade one Magistrates Court for allegedly pouring acid on Mbarara Municipality councillor Amos Katureebe
Mbine is on the remand while Ssali was sentenced to years in jail on his own plea of guilt. On Wednesday, prosecution led by Anthony Kurigishule, a State Attorney asked court to issue an arrest warrant for Sergeant Bataringaya following his failure to turn up in court.
Mbarara Grade One Magistrate Emanuel Niyokwizera has adjourned the case in which three political activists who accused of conducting a mock funeral for President Museveni to October 11. Prosecution told court that on July 6, 2017, while in Mbarara district, the suspects led a procession with a coffin with an inscription Rest in Peace Museveni.
Paul Mujuni, the Bushenyi Grade One Magistrate didnt allow the accused to enter any plea since his court lacks jurisdiction over capital offenses. He remanded Kakonge to Nyamushekyera government prison until August 1st when his case will come up for mention.
The suspects took to the streets to protest against attempts by government to amend Article 102 of the 1995 Constitution, which puts a ceiling on the age of the person holding the office of the president at 75 years.
High Court in Mbarara has this afternoon upheld the election of Andrew Martial as the Igara East Member of Parliament. In his ruling, Justice Winfred Nabisinde revealed that Micheal Mawanda, the petitioner had failed to avail enough and sufficient evidence to warrant the cancellation of the February 18th election results.
Last week Nyombi told court that he felt embarrassed and annoyed by the incident in which Karamagi grabbed his written speech while he was addressing lawyers at the opening of the Annual New Law year at the High Court in Kampala, early this year.
Munono said that Masaka District should be held responsible for the unlawful dismissal of Edward Kiwanuka Gaavi, the former acting town clerk but not Masaka Municipal Council saying that the judgment was unfair to the municipality.