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By Vision Reporter

Added 20th February 2003 03:00 AM

Massacre suspect trial
KAMPALA — A woman key suspect in the 1998 Kichwamba students’ massacre is to face the General Military Court Martial at Makindye.

Massacre suspect trial
KAMPALA — A woman key suspect in the 1998 Kichwamba students’ massacre is to face the General Military Court Martial at Makindye.

Massacre suspect trial
KAMPALA — A woman key suspect in the 1998 Kichwamba students’ massacre is to face the General Military Court Martial at Makindye. Sources at Buganda Road Court yesterday said Sarah Nabakooza could not be produced at the magistrate’s court yesterday because she is to be tried by the court martial. Criminal summons were issued for her to appear. Nabakooza was arrested on January 21, 2003 shortly after she had been granted a court bond of sh1m.

Guard kills colleague
KAMPALA — A security guard on Wednesday shot dead his colleague. Milton Bene of Uganda Securicor Ltd., was hit in the head by a bullet from James Ringe’s gun at about 5:45pm. Kampala Police chief Ahmed Wafuba yesterday said the incident took place outside the Bank of Uganda clinic on William Street. Ringe told the Police that his rifle let off the killer bullet accidentally as he tested it. But Wafuba dismissed his claims, saying guns of private security personnel are checked before deployment.

Court wants city tycoon
KAMPALA — The Makindye court has extended criminal summons on tycoon Hassan Basajjabalaba to March 20, to answer charges of assault. Through his lawyer, Diana Musoke, Basajjabalaba said he was unable to appear in court because he was out of the country.

Mayuge chief off to Kirinya
JINJA — The embattled Mayuge district chief, Tigawalana Ikoba, who has been on remand in Luzira Prison on murder charges, has been relocated to Kirinya Prison pending the hearing forgery charges against him.

Man wanted
KAMPALA — Buganda Road Court has issued a warrant of arrest for a Kampala City Council official who allegedly defrauded the council of over sh180m in a non-existent contract. Stephen Kinene, a clerical officer, allegedly obtained the money saying it was for a payment to Kampala City Couriers.

Four held
KAMPALA — Four men, two of them Local Defence Unit personnel, appeared yesterday before the General Court Martial on charges of murdering a Wakiso businessman. The LDUs are Kamada Lugoba, 28, and Abdul Ssenkooto, 32. The other suspects are Emmanuel Bulega, a driver and Abdul Karim Nsubuga, a barber.

Convict free
KAMPALA — A man who had been convicted by the High Court of killing by burning two Kabarole traders in a shop, is now as free as a bird in the air. Profilio Muzahura was recently freed by the Court of Appeal, because the prosecution failed to prove that he was guilty. He had been sentenced to death in September 1999.

Petition on
KAMPALA — A mother of two children has petitioned court for a divorce alleging battering from her husband. Molly Kamahungye, a resident of Bugolobi flats, through her lawyers, Niwagaba and Mwebesa Advocates, filed the petition at Nakawa Magistrate's Court seeking a judiciary separation. Ends

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