Court declines to release Sipapa’s Wife on aggravated robbery charges

The Makindye Magistrates Court has declined to release Shamirah Nakiyemba, the wife of businessman Charles Olim commonly known as Sipapa who wanted to be released temporarily on charges of aggravated robbery. Sipapa and Nakiyemba were on Monday produced in Court to be updated on the status of investigations into the six charges of aggravated robbery…

Jakana Nadduli changes plea to not guilty

John Paul Obuya, the Luwero Grade One Magistrate has reversed the conviction of Sulaiman Jakana Nadduli for promoting sectarianism and remanded him to prison. He made the decision when Jakana appeared on Tuesday morning for sentencing following his guilty plea on Friday last week. However, Jakana’s lawyer, Patrick Olet of Omara Atubo and Company advocates…

Court declines to issue criminal summons against Besigye

The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has declined to issue criminal summons against Dr Kizza Besigye. Besigye is jointly charged with former Rubaga South Constituency Parliamentary Candidate Samuel Lubega Mukaaku over offenses stemming from their June 14th, 2022 protest against the skyrocketing prices of commodities in the country. They are accused of staging an assembly at…

FDC’s Attan justifies Soroti East election petition

Moses Attan Okia, the former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party candidate in the Soroti East by-election has explained his decision to challenge the July poll results. Okia represented Soroti East Division in Parliament before the Court of Appeal cut short his term over mismatched wards in the city. He attempted to reclaim his seat…

November riots: Court Martial convicts two for wearing red rerets

The Makindye-based UPDF General Court Martial has convicted two people who were arrested during the November 2020 riots on charges related to wearing red berets. They are Richard Tiriganya and Alex Kadyama also known as Abdu Nasur, residents of Mukingo village Nakawa Division in Kampala District and Makerere Kivulu in Kampala respectively. The two who…

Court halts arrest of businessman Mukesh Shukla

The High Court has halted the execution of an arrest warrant issued against businessman Mukesh Shukla Babubhai for failure to pay costs after losing an election petition to Nakawa West Member of Parliament Joel Ssenyonyi Besekezi. The stay of execution was on Friday issued by the Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana pending the determination of…