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13:57
13:57

Laboratory Technologist Arrested For Forging COVID-19 Test Results for Fugitive Jinja

A detective told URN on condition of anonymity that Waswa was picked up on Wednesday evening on a tip-off from his colleagues who faulted him for issuing fake COVID-19 positive test results to a wanted person.
18:58
18:58

James Kubeketerya Retains Bunya East Parliamentary Seat election

Majegere petitioned the court on grounds that Kubeketerya's camp was involved in the intimidation of voters and voter bribery, which enabled him to illegally win the election.
19:09
19:09

Four Arrested NUP Supporters Released on Court Bail. unlawful assembly 1 1

The NUP supporters who have been granted bail include Hannington Kasasa 24, the NUP spokesperson for Hoima district, Jim Mukonye 20, the General Secretary NUP Hoima, Collins Birungi 25 and Favour Ssentamu 36.
07:57
07:57

Court Retains Akugizibwe as Buruli County MP judgement

Delivering his verdict on Tuesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana noted that the petitioners failed to provide substantial evidence to prove the allegations against Akugizibwe. He explained that Akugizibwe resigned from public office as a teacher at King’s College Buddo and handed over office as required in preparations for his election as Buruli county member of parliament.
20:25
20:25

Court Quashes Election Petition Against Masindi Woman MP 1

Delivering his verdict on Tuesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana noted that the petitioner failed to provide substantial evidence to prove the allegations against Asiimwe.
07:41
07:41

Court Rejects Abdul Katuntu's Witnesses over Inconsistencies Bugweri 1

Galisonga, a candidate of the Forum for Democratic change-FDC party petitioned the court challenging Katuntu’s declaration as the elected Member of Parliament for Bugweri County citing malpractices in the January 2021 general election.
11:55
11:55

Salamu Musumba Moots for Peace with Kadaga court 1 1

While addressing journalists in her home in Namwendwa town council in Kamuli district on Sunday morning, Salamu argued that she withdrew the petition against Kadaga at the prompting of several elders from the Busoga sub-region indicating that decision would reduce conflicts between top leaders and their supporters alike.
15:35
15:35

Court Dismisses Election Petition Against Bukooli Central MP voter 3 1

Justice Serukuma further stated that Ngiya failed to raise the required number of 500 registered voters in support of the petition.
16:09
16:09

Court Throws Out Election Petition Against Kagoma County MP parliament 2 1

Walyomu’s lawyer, Ben Ssemanda told URN that his client complied with all the legal requirements while changing his name in 2009, adding that there was no need for the petitioner to sue him over the same.
09:31
09:31

Court Dismisses Electoral Petition against Jinja South Division Mayor judgment 1

Nasser Ashraf was declared the winner of the South Division mayoral seat with 6,910 votes while Musisi, his main challenger polled 4,973 votes. Musisi however contested the results arguing that the election was marred with irregularities, which affected the final outcome of the exercise.
20:44
20:44

Salamu Musumba Withdraws Petition against Kadaga election 2 1

Musumba had filed the petition before the High Court in Jinja faulting both Kadaga and Electoral Commission for allegedly orchestrating irregularities, which affected the outcome of the January 2021 general election.
21:09
21:09

Court Dismisses Katuntu’s Affidavits Filed Out of Time election 4 1 Top story

During the hearing on Tuesday, Galisonga’s lawyer, John Isabirye explained that they filed their petition on March 24, 2021, and the first respondent filed their response on April 6, 2021. He noted that it was inappropriate for the respondents to file supplementary affidavits three months later.
09:37
09:37

40 Remanded in Jinja City For Violating Curfew court 1

The suspects were arrested on Tuesday during police-led operations aimed at cracking down curfew violators in Budhumbuli and Wanyama zones within Bugembe ward in Jinja City.
13:29
13:29

UPDF Soldier Jailed 35-years for Shooting Civilian Dead court 2

Private Solomon Baker Bakobe, of the 11th Battalion, was convicted by the first division infantry court-martial presided over by Col. Sam Mugyenyi during a session held at St Paul Catholic Church Premises in Mparo North cell Eastern Division of Hoima city today.
17:30
17:30

Court Grants Salamu Musumba Substituted Service election 2 1

On Thursday, Justice Luswata however, argued that, since election petitions are matters of public interest, it was prudent to follow the right rules and procedures involved in serving such petitions, to avoid cases of prejudice. Luswata further directed the petitioner to serve the respondents’ lawyers with certified copies of the petition in two days.
11:06
11:06

Justice Luswata to Hear Musumba’s Application of Substituted Service Rebecca Kadaga 2 1

Musumba applied for substituted service on claims that Kadaga or her agents had declined to receive the petition in which she is accused of involvement in vote-rigging and voter bribery during the recently concluded parliamentary elections.
12:06
12:06

Kadaga Asks Court to Dismiss Musumba's Application for Substituted Service election 1 1 Top story

On Wednesday, Musumba’s lawyer, John Isabirye informed the court presided over by the Jinja High Court Registrar, Fred Waninda that they have tried to serve Kadaga or her lawyers in vain, which prompted to file an application for substituted service.
16:44
16:44

Jinja City Councilors, Town Clerk Undecided on Kakindu Recreation Center Giveaway court 1 1

The Municipal speaker, Molson Bizitu held a public meeting at the Jinja city hall on Tuesday to consult stakeholders on whether to negotiate with the trustees of the Indian association or battle them out in court.
16:36
16:36

Former Rwenzururu Premier Wants Bail Terms of Juveniles Revised Attorney General 2 1

The juveniles who were granted bail alongside Mumbere were tasked to report to the ICD every month which is financially constraining their parents and caregivers.
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