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MOTHER DRAGS SON-IN-LAW TO COURT

By UTN Reporter

Gulu - Drama ensued at the Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court after a woman sued her son-in-law for allegedly breaking into her house and stealing beans.

27 year old Smart Soft Ogenrwot appeared before Grade One Magistrate Yunus Ndiwala and was charged with theft

Prosecution alleges that on May18th 2017, while at Layik in Bungatira Sub County, Gulu district, the suspect broke into Rita Luwar’s house and stole beans that were in the store worth about Shs 700,000.

Ogenrwot however denied the allegation saying his mother-in-law was framing him.

The case is adjourned to August 4th when the parties return for further hearing.

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40 WITNESSES TO TESTIFY AGAINST KAMOGA

Government has lined up over 40 witnesses to testify against terror suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga for their alleged participation in the killing of Muslim clerics last year. Principle State Attorney Charles Richard Kaamuli said during a pre-trial session

MAGISTRATE TO VISIT BESIGYE IN PRISON OVER ALLEGED RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Nakawa Court Chief Magistrate James Ereemye has offered himself to pay a visit to jailed Forum for Democratic Change former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye in Luzira prison where he’s being held over treason charges.

The pronouncement by Ereemye followed Dr Besigye’s continuous

HIGH COURT CONFIRMS CHARGES ON MUSLIM CLERICS

The International Crimes Division of the High Court confirms charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder against the remaining 14 suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga for having behind the wave of murder of top Muslim clerics two years ago.

Following the confirmation of the aforementioned charges against the

FDC APPLAUDS KADAGA ON KAVUMA ‘STUPID’ ORDER

By Ritah Kwagala

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change has applauded Parliament for its strong stance against the controversial interim order by Justice Steven Kavuma banning the house from discussing the Golden Presidential handshake.

The FDC Party Chairman Amb Wasswa Birigwa says Parliament has taken the right

POLICE WARNS ON JUBA TENSION

Police has advised Ugandans who intend to travel to the neighboring republic of south Sudan to cancel their journey with effect from today.

The precaution comes slightly after witnessing are fragile security situation in the Sudan that has caused tension that has led to loss of lives with two Ugandans confirmed

UGANDA’S DEBT REACHES 9.6BN US DOLLARS

Kampala – The Country’s Domestic debt has been projected to slow down Uganda’s economy yielding from high rate of government borrowing. Uganda’s debt burden stands at 9.6billion us dollars, which is a detrimental factor to the developmental process due to the mismanagement of loans.

The recent development by government to bail-out ailing companies

OVER 500 PEOPLE UN ACCOUNTED FOR IN BURUNDI-OHCHR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today warned of a “sharp increase in the use of torture and ill-treatment in Burundi” and voiced concerns about worrying reports of the existence of illegal detention facilities, both in Bujumbura and in the countryside. His Office (OHCHR) estimates that some 595 people have been ill-treated or tortured since

KYAMBOGO LECTURERS STRIKE

By UTN Reporter

Kyambogo-About 800 Lecturers at Kyambogo University have gone on strike protesting the University’s failure to pay their arrears, in salaries and allowances.

UN CHIEF IN KAMPALA FOR REFUGEES SUMMIT

BY UTN REPORTER

Kampala - United Nations High Commission for Refugees has confirmed that UN chief Antonio Guterres will be in Kampala to attend a major UN summit on refugees.