Museveni who was speaking after the swearing-in ceremony for the new Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and his Deputy Richard Buteera at State House, Entebbe, said that some judicial concepts like bond and bail pose a problem for the country since they are not in harmony with the indigenous people.
According to the report, different people interviewed by the researchers, noted Magistrates use the lack of a fixed place of abode for the suspect and sureties as the main reason for denying them bail and therefore end up remanding them to different prisons until their cases are concluded.
Nduhukire was charged after defrauding USD 4.3 million from Johnny Hill, a 56-year old American national of promising to sell to him 75 kilograms of gold. He also conspired to steal USD 4.7 million from a Russian National for the same amount of gold.
The students accused of allegedly organizing unlawful assemblies through social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp. It is alleged that they rallied students to protest against the 15 percent tuition increment by the University management.
Kirunda was detained at Jinja Central Police Station on Friday on charges of malicious damage to property and inciting violence in relation to a demonstration he led in Napier market and the demolition of a Church in Kakindu stadium.
Esrom William Alenyo, the Nebbi LC V Chairperson has called for increased vigilance from residents. He asks residents to report any suspicious people within their communities for possible action by the authorities.
Suspected criminals from Pader and Agago Districts spend years on remand in government detention facilities in Gulu district without being granted bail. Officials from the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) have established that the major reason for bail denial is that bail applications take forever to be heard by courts because of lack of enough judicial officers.