Jailed capital offenders duping courts, say prisons

Uganda, May 11 -- Prisoners on remand have developed a favourable scheme in an effort to extricate capital offenders from likely severe sentences, senior officials at the Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) ... Read More

Businessman remanded for allegedly forging documents to obtain loan

Uganda, May 9 -- A Kampala businessman, Christopher Kibuuka, 47, has been charged in Buganda Road Court with obtaining a Shs200 million loan from Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) through forged documents. Ki... Read More

Policeman jailed 50 years for strangling to death colleague's 9-year-old daughter

Uganda, May 8 -- Court has sentenced a 48-year-old policeman to 50 years in prison after he was convicted of murder by strangulation. Inspector of Police (IP) Emmanuel Wilson Abura was convicted of s... Read More

Court fines teacher Shs4.6m for spreading malicious information against former headteacher

Uganda, May 8 -- A former primary school teacher at Edu-Care Junior School in Wakaliga, Kampala has been sentenced to pay a court fine of Shs4.6m or spend 1year in prison in default for spreading hate... Read More

'Allow me go and die from home', 75-year-old defilement remandee pleads with judge

Uganda, May 8 -- A 75-year-old ailing man who has been on remand at Luzira Prison for three years following his arrest on aggravated defilement charges pleaded with a High Court judge in Kampala to se... Read More

Court declines to release Omusinga Mumbere's seized property

Uganda, May 7 -- The International Crimes Division of the High Court has rejected a request by King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu Kingdom to release property seized during his arrest in 201... Read More

Former Rwenzururu premier faces trial over alleged treason, terrorism

Uganda, May 7 -- Thembo Kitsumbire, the former prime minister of the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu kingdom under King Charles Wesley Mumbere, has been committed to trial in the International Crimes Division... Read More

Former Bukwo chairman aggravated defilement case set for trial

Uganda, May 6 -- The former Bukwo District chairman, Mr Julius Moses Chelimo has been sent to the High Court to face trial on charges of aggravated defilement and aggravated trafficking in children. ... Read More

Katanga murder: Widow re-applies for bail

Uganda, May 6 -- Molly Katanga, the widow of the slain businessman Henry Katanga, has applied for bail for the second time, citing ill-health as the major reason. The 55-year-old is currently in Luzi... Read More

Why court awarded woman curtains, cow in divorce battle

Uganda, May 3 -- The Family Division of the High Court in Kampala on April 25 dissolved an 18-year marriage between Ms Peace Uhiriwe and Mr Paul Kagwa, leaving Ms Uhiriwe with a surprising settlement ... Read More