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By Vision Reporter

Added 30th April 2002 03:00 AM

Besigye man: KAMPALA — A member of Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye’s 2001 presidential campaign team, Denis Mulindwa, who was arrested in connection with alleged recruitment of the youth into rebel activities, is expected in court today. Security personnel yes

Besigye man: KAMPALA — A member of Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye’s 2001 presidential campaign team, Denis Mulindwa, who was arrested in connection with alleged recruitment of the youth into rebel activities, is expected in court today. Security personnel yes

Besigye man KAMPALA — A member of Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye’s 2001 presidential campaign team, Denis Mulindwa, who was arrested in connection with alleged recruitment of the youth into rebel activities, is expected in court today. Security personnel yesterday searched Mulindwa’s residence in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb. Mulindwa, a businessman and student at Makerere University, is a cousin to Besigye. ----- Alenyo date KAMPALA — Justice Caroline Okello will today deliver the judgement of the Nebbi district council election petition where incumbent chairman Esrom William Alenyo was stopped for lack of academic papers. Alenyo was disqualified from running for the seat after the Uganda National Examination Board informed the Electoral Commission that his papers were forged. ----- Thug burnt MUBENDE — An angry mob in Kiwerera village in Mityana on Sunday set ablaze a suspected thief who had returned to collect a motorcycle that he and his colleagues had abandoned at the scene of a robbery the previous day. The central region CID chief, Dison Onyigi, said Richard Mpanga died after the residents set him ablaze at 9:55am. ----- UNRF aided KAMPALA — The World Food Programme on Sunday supplied two lorryfuls of food items to former UNRF II rebels under Maj. Gen. Ali Bamuze. They returned home from the Sudan recently and camped at Bidibidi in Yumbe district. The WFP programme officer, Jakob Mikkelsen, said the food items included 302 sacks of maize grain, cowpeas and cooking oil. ----- Sh15m gone KAMULI — Armed thugs yesterday robbed sh15m from an Indian. The incident took place at about 9:am when the victim only identified as Sham was put at gunpoint by thugs near the Uganda Commercial Bank. Sham was reportedly carrying the money to the bank from Shell petrol station. ----- Man charged KAMPALA — a photographer was yesterday charged with trafficking obscene publications. David Twinomujuni, 35, of Makerere was allegedly found in possession of 25 pictures of nude women and men having sex. He appeared before the Buganda Road Court magistrate, Charles Sserubuga, and he denied the charges. ----- Lawyer pins KAMPALA — A lawyer yesterday told court that he paid sh770m to the director of Oil Seeds (U) Limited, Charles Harry Twagira, who is accused of embezzling it. Peter Nkurunziza, 34, of Bitangaro and Company Advocates appeared in court to clarify on allegations that sh70m had been paid to Twagira. ----- Kasese asks KASESE — Opinion leaders have asked for the revival of political and military education courses (chakamchaka) in the district. They said its absence had led to ignorance being used by some leaders to fan conflicts. This was presented by the reconciliation committee at Saad Hall in Mpondwe town recently. ----- Cops posted KAMPALA — Sixty-six police cadets have been posted to various stations countrywide, with Kampala getting most of them. Police deputy spokesman John Kimera said the posting took effect on Friday, the day they passed out. Kampala Police stations got 14 cadets. ----- S.A. thanks KAMPALA — South Africa has hailed Uganda for her contribution towards the fall of the apartheid regime. The acting High Commissioner, Ahmed Cassimjee, said this at a reception at his Kololo residence to mark the South Africa Freedom Day, April 27, when apartheid was defeated. ----- Man charged JINJA — An 18-year-old man was on Friday charged with illegal possession narcotic drugs. Alex Madil was allegedly found with 70 rolls of bhangi at the central market. He denied the charges. ----- MUST gets MBARARA — The Federal Republic of Germany, has through the German Academic Exchange Service, donated an eye scanner valued at sh80m to Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST). ----- No paper MBARARA — The director of information at the movement secretariat Ofwono-Opondo has said the Movement is not planning to start a newspaper as the media has been reporting. He was speaking to The New Vision on Friday.

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