In a heated argument that lasted for six hours, Joseph Otita one of the elders, now the LC3 chairperson Rupa sub county says they considered Bill’s request for the land and he was given more than 100 acres to set up a home for the orphans.
Following the approval of the bill, judges will have the discretion to impose the death sentence depending on the circumstances and offences committed. The MPs replaced death sentence with life sentence and mandatory death sentence with discretionary sentence.
Rally driver Ponsiano Lwakataka who was charged with malicious damage of property last week in Mukono has been denied bail after his lawyer presented substandard sureties before Mukono chief magistrate court.
According to the documents presented in the International Crimes Division, Sophie Neboshi, a detective attached to Kiira Road Police Station, objected to Nyanzis application for bail, saying that the grounds are false.
Lawyers who were on Wednesday afternoon held hostage at Makindye Magistrates Court by supporters of the Inspector General of Police have petitioned Chief Justice Bart Katureebe to intervene in the matter.
In his judgement, Andrew Katurubuki, the Adjumani grade one magistrate, noted that although the accused had pleaded guilty, they didnt look remorseful for their conduct. He said besides, illegal lumbering and charcoal burning have become widespread in Adjumani district and are detrimental to the environment.
He applied for bail through his lawyer, David Mpanga early this month on grounds of ill health, which requires special medical attention and a specific diet. Besigye also says his life in danger in Luzira prison, where a special cell has been created for him
The opposition leader expressed fear for his life while appearing before Nakawa Chief Magistrate; James Ereemye this morning. He particularly accused Police and the Directorate of Public Prosecution right from his arrest and in Luzira Prison, where a separate cell has been created for him.
Caleb Alaka, the counsel for the suspect says delayed ruling affects their schedule since they have other cases of their clients to handle in other courts. According to Alaka, the judge should have informed them earlier if he wasnt ready.
Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo is expected to deliver the ruling involving 13 suspects accused of masterminding the bombing of Kyadondo Rugby Club and Ethiopian Village Restaurant in Kampala, which claimed the lives of 76 people and left scores of other injured during the screening of the world cup final match.