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MAJ KIGUNDU KILLERS APPLY FOR BAIL

By UTN Reporter

The High Court Judge heading the criminal division, Justice Wilson Kwesiga has set 30th/March to hear the bail application filed by 4 tabliq Moslems, on remand for the allegedly murdering Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa.

The suspects include the acting Amir Sheikh of Nakasero Mosque Sheikh Yahaya Ramathan Mwanje, 2 boda-boda riders, Muhammad Buyondo and Abdul-Wahab Ssendeya and a businessman from Masanafu trading centre Musa Ssekandi.

They want the High Court to temporarily release them from Luzira prison on grounds that bail is their Constitutional right and that they will not interfere with Police investigations.

The accused also claim they are innocent untill proved guilty, and have permanent places of residence within the court's jurisdiction.

Meanwhile Sheikh Mwanje and co-accused have today appeared before Buganda Road court chief magistrate Jamson Karemani for further mention of this case.

Prosecution led by Emilly Ninsiima asked court for more time to conclude investigations.

Magistrate Karemani adjourned the matter to 7th/April/2017.

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UNIVERSITY STAFF HALT INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Kampala - The non-teaching staff in public universities under their umbrella body Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Executive Forum (PUNTSEF) has unanimously resolved to suspend the two weeks long industrial action. PUNTISEF had put down tools a fortnight ago, following the failure of government to enhance their salaries on top of paying off their arrears.

MAKERERE DONS CALL OFF STRIKE

The Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has finally succumbed to pressure and called off the sit down strike that has lasted for over a month. This decision was reached at during a heated meeting that sat on Tuesday in the senate conference hall.

POLICE IN NIGHT OPERATION AGAINST PROSTITUTES

IGANGA - Police in Iganga has arrested 20 suspected commercial sex workers. In a security operation to arrest idlers and drunkards, another 8 drunkards and mentally sick persons were rounded up on Wednesday.

M7 SWEARING CONTESTED IN COURT

Court has Transfered Misc. Application No. 887 of 2016 from the Execution Division to the Civil Division of the High Court.

This application which seeks to block the swearing in of President Museveni

PWD's DEMAND FOR FAIR JOB COMPETITION

Kampala - The association of the disabled persons in Uganda have cried out to the employers and the Government institute fair employment competition at work places for the disabled to prove their worth.

2 CHINESE WOMEN FOUND DEAD

By UTN Reporter

Kampala – One man has been arrested in connection with the death of two female Chinese nationals who were found dead in a house in Nakulabye, Kikoni a Kampala Suburb.

MAKERERE DONS LAY-DOWN TOOLS OVER DELAYED SALARY

Makerere University Dons have threatened to lay tools down, due to delayed salaries. The Dons have given the University Administration up to 23th July, to clear their Salary arrears for June and all other incentives. The Chairman of Makerere University Academic Staff Association Dr. Muhammad Kiggundu says the reporters have not received their Salary and other

Bwanika Conducts Door To Door Campaigns In Bundibugyo

People’s Development Party presidential hopeful Dr Abed Bwanika has combed Bundibugyo district looking for votes in a door to door mode. Dr Bwakina started his campaigns at the out skirts of the district, with his massage of changing the leadership for better lives in the countryside.

OVER 30 ARRESTED IN KAMPALA

Police has arrested over 30 over what they claim to involving in illegal acts.

These were arrested from Naksero Market,