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UGANDA: Court of Appeal to handle 63 cases in two weeks

AFRICA, UGANDA
KAMPALA – The Court of Appeal/Constitutional Court is set to handle two sessions simultaneously where a total of 63 civil and constitutional matters will be concluded in a fortnight. The cases to be handled consist of 26 Civil Appeals, 20 Constitutional Petitions and 17 applications. According to the cause-lists issued by the Acting Assistant Registrar Court of Appeal, Mary Babirye, the Civil Appeals will begin on Monday July 20 while the Constitutional Petitions will be handled from July 23. Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Hellen Obura, Stephen Musota, Christopher Madrama and Remmy Kasule will handle the Constitutional Petitions while Justices Geofrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja will handle the Civil Appeals. “…There will be a few minutes oral presentations in the...
UGANDA: Witness remanded to Luzira for being disorderly in court.

UGANDA: Witness remanded to Luzira for being disorderly in court.

AFRICA, UGANDA
Court on Wednesday remanded a prosecution witness in the murder case against six people, among them a catholic priest, who are charged with the murder of a person over land in Mityana District. Kampala High Court Judge Wilson Kwesiga ordered for the imprisonment of Ms Sharon Amutuhaire for misconducting herself before court while she was being cross-examined by the defence lawyers on the evidence she gave. While giving her testimony, Ms Amutuhaire told court that while she was in Mityana town, she overheard a telephone conversation between two of the accused persons, plotting to kill Kamadha Mulinde Kimbugwe. However when she was being cross-examined about her evidence, Ms Amutuhaire was told by one of the defence lawyers that telephone records show she was at Kamwego...
UGANDA: Court orders a woman to pay a fine of Shs 250,000 Woman after stealing church offertory worth Shs 640,000.

UGANDA: Court orders a woman to pay a fine of Shs 250,000 Woman after stealing church offertory worth Shs 640,000.

AFRICA, UGANDA
A woman who confessed to stealing offertory worth Shs 643,0000 has been ordered to pay a fine of Shs 250,000 by Kampala City Hall Court. Judith Nanangwe, a housewife and resident of Seeta, Mukono district was remanded to Luzira prison last Tuesday with her newborn baby after she pleaded guilty to the charge of theft which she committed at Watoto Church, Ntinda on March 1, 2020. She admitted that she stole an offertory bag containing Shs 643,000 using a bag similar in color and design. According to the charge sheet, the stolen offertory bag contained cash Shs643,000, the property of Watoto Church, Ntinda branch. This, however, is not the first incident theft of offertory at a religious institution. An unidentified thug broke into the chapel on the night of August 11th,...
RWANDA: Police officers accused of kidnapping Kagame’s former bodyguard released on bail

RWANDA: Police officers accused of kidnapping Kagame’s former bodyguard released on bail

AFRICA
Four Policemen who were arrested over kidnap of former bodyguard to Rwandan President Paul Kagame have been released on bail pending trial on Monday, January 20, 2020, before the General Court Martial at Makindye. The court chaired by Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti has ordered for the release on bail of the former commandant of Police Professional Standards Unit, Joel Aguma, Assistant Superintendent of Police James Magada formerly attached to the Police Flying Squad and detective Corporal Amon Kwarisima formerly attached to Crime Intelligence. He also ordered the release of former Flying Squad commandant, Herbert Muhangi who was re-arrested last year moments after release. Gen Gutti released each of them on non-cash bail of Shs10 million, each of their sureties executed a bond of...
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