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By Vision Reporter

Added 9th May 2005 03:00 AM

MPs dispute
KAMPALA — MPs on the budget committee have disagreed with their counterparts from internal and foreign affairs over having a minister permanently stationed in Karamoja to oversee the disarmament process.

MPs dispute
KAMPALA — MPs on the budget committee have disagreed with their counterparts from internal and foreign affairs over having a minister permanently stationed in Karamoja to oversee the disarmament process.

MPs dispute
KAMPALA — MPs on the budget committee have disagreed with their counterparts from internal and foreign affairs over having a minister permanently stationed in Karamoja to oversee the disarmament process. The internal and foreign affairs committee, chaired by Margaret Zziwa (Kampala Women), argued that the disarmament process is inter-ministerial and that funds should be availed for a minister to be stationed there, so that he or she could properly coordinate the activities.

Trader sues
KAMPALA — A businessman has sued the Government, seeking compensation of over sh200m in damages over confiscation of his trucks and household property. Muzungu Asooka of Asooka Trading Company, a transportation firm, through Pearl Advocates and Solicitors, claims that operatives of the Internal Security Organisation entered his Nateete residence on January 19, 2004 and took away his property on his two trucks.

Man held
KABAROLE — Fort Portal Chief Magistrate Obbo Londo has remanded to Katoojo prison a man suspected to have hacked to death his parents and a sister over a land wrangle. Wycliffe Arinaitwe, 22, of Mpara sub-county, Kyenjojo district, is reported to have killed his relatives after they refused to give him a portion of the family land.

Driver jailed
MASAKA — A taxi driver who blocked President Yoweri Museveni at Kyabakuza near Masaka town has been sentenced to six months imprisonment. The incident took place on Saturday at 7:45pm as Museveni returned from Ssembabule, where he was the chief guest at the graduation party of the district woman MP, Hajat Hanifa Kawooya.

Chiefs free
KAMPALA — A handwriting expert has exonerated five former National Medical Stores officials of embezzling over sh1.3b from the body. Apollo Ntaribwa told Buganda Road Court chief magistrate Margaret Tibulya that the report he made in July 1998 did not indicate that the officials forged the cheques in question.

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