Uganda Police bosses ‘stealing’ drugs, cash exhibits worth billions

Uganda Police bosses ‘stealing’ drugs, cash exhibits worth billions

Uganda Police Force is on the spot for failing to secure valuable exhibits, which affects prosecution of cases. Some of the valuable exhibits disappear from Police custody mysteriously, while some others are stolen by officers. As reported by Uganda Radio Network, valuable exhibits stored at different police stations and the Criminal Investigations Directorate headquarters include […]

Lawyer Rwakafuzi vows to overturn Kasiwukira murder verdict

Lawyer Rwakafuzi vows to overturn Kasiwukira murder verdict

Lawyers representing Sandra Nakungu, a cousin to the widow of deceased city businessman Eriya Bugembe Ssebunya also known as Kasiwukira, are set to appeal against yesterday’s High Court verdict that saw her handed a 20-year jail term. Nakungu and Ashraf Jaden, a police officer were yesterday convicted by High Court Judge Masalu Musene for conspiring […]

Tycoon Mamerito loses Kasokoso attempted murder case

Tycoon Mamerito loses Kasokoso attempted murder case

Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court has dismissed the attempted murder case of former Kira Division Mayor, Mamerito Mugerwa against five Kasokoso leaders. This was after state prosecutor, Doreen Elima tendered in court an additional statement recorded by Mamerito indicating that he has forgiven them. They include David Mugalya (LCI chairman for Kasokoso zone), David Ssekiziyivu (a […]

Kasiwukira murder trial judgment today

Kasiwukira murder trial judgment today

High Court in Kampala is in session today to deliver its judgment in the murder trial against three people charged for the death of city businessman Eriya Ssebunnya Bugembe also known as Kasiwukira. Today’s verdict will determine the fate of the deceased’s widow Sarah Nabikolo, her sister Sandra Nakkungu and a police officer, Jayden Ashraf. […]

Museveni Coup: Court Martial told about intended Kabamba barracks attack

Museveni Coup: Court Martial told about intended Kabamba barracks attack

Drama unfolded in Makindye General Court Martial as the defense started the cross examination of state witness Corporal Norman Sembatya, who testified pinning 14 people of participating in a plan to attack Kabamba army barracks. Sembatya who took to the stand about a year ago, had never been cross examined by the state as he […]

MP Kabaziguruka, MUK Prof Bakuneta among 50 capital offenders seeking bail

MP Kabaziguruka, MUK Prof Bakuneta among 50 capital offenders seeking bail

The High Court in Kampala yesterday started hearing bail applications of 50suspected capital offenders in a special session that will end on Friday this week. The suspects include the jailed Nakawa Division MP Michael Kabaziguruka who is facing treacherycharges before the General Court Martial. Justice Yasin Nyanzi is presiding over the session. MP Kabaziguruka will […]

Kampala pastors arrested with kilograms of ivory, pangolin scales, horns

Kampala pastors arrested with kilograms of ivory, pangolin scales, horns

Police is holding two pastors from Nansana in Wakiso district for their alleged involved in illicit wildlife trade. Pastors John Kiiza and Christopher Kato together with a Congolese national, Prince Kazanga were arrested from Busabala road in Makindye division on Monday with 13 kilograms of ivory, 17 kilograms of pangolin scales and eight pangolin horns. […]