The Discretion Of Court To Grant Bail in the case of Kanyamunyu & 2 Ors V Uganda

Judgment on 10th day of January 2017. The applicants were seeking for bail pending hearing. Brief facts The back ground facts to the application are that the applicants are jointly charged before the Chief Magistrate’s Court of Nakawa criminal case No. AA- 031 of 2016 under section 188 & 189 of the Penal Code Act, Cap…

February 5, 2019
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Does Aggravated Robery Warrant A Death Sentence?

A Decision By The High Court Of Uganda Sitting At Gulu Criminal Sessions Case No. 290 Of 2018, Uganda V Tabu & 4 Ors Before Justice Stephen Mubiru Judgment on 8th August, 2018 When this case came up on 8th August, 2018 for plea, one juvenile offender and two accused were indicted with the offence…

February 5, 2019
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Failure To Prove Beyond Reasonable Doubt Can Aquit The Accused

Uganda Vs Lubwama Patrick In The High Court Of Uganda At Entebbe, Before Justice Kwesiga The accused is indicted under Ssection 129(3) and 4(a) (b) and (c) of the Penal Code Act. He pleaded guilty to the charge of performing a sexual act to a minor while being a legal guardian to the victim. Brief…

January 25, 2019
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Hon Justice Stephen Mubiru makes a sentence of three years to a Juvenile for Murder in the High Court of Uganda Sitting at Gulu

Criminal Sessions case No. 175 of 2017 Judgment on 26thSeptember 2018 The juvenile offender in this case was indicted on one count of Murder contrary to Section 188 and 189 of the Penal Code Act. Facts It is alleged that the juvenile offender on the 18th day of September, 2016 murdered a one Akongo Margaret….

December 13, 2018
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Juveniles sent to remand home for 12 months for Aggravated Defilement in the case of Uganda v Acire John & 3 others in the High Court of Uganda sitting at Gulu

Criminal Sessions Case No. 284 of 2018 before: Hon Justice Stephen Mubiru. Judgment was entered on the 24th August, 2018 The two accused and two juvenile offenders were jointly indicted with the offence of Aggravated Defilement contrary to Section 129 (3) and (4) (a) of the Penal Code Act. Brief facts It was alleged that…

December 13, 2018
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Why Hajji Abdallah Kitata’s Case Was Before Military Court And Not High Court (Criminal Division) Sitting At Kampala

The Applicant, Abdulla Kitata, filed an application for Bail pending a trial by a Notice of Motion stated to be brought under Articles 23(6)(a), 43(2)(b), 50(1) 120(5) and 250(4) of the Constitution of Uganda, Section 14 of Trial on indictments Act, Rules 2 and 4 of Judicature (Criminal Procedure) Application Rules and all other enabling…

December 13, 2018
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How The Arua Incident Ended Up In The High Court Of Uganda Sitting At Gulu Before Hon Justice Stephen Mubiru: The Case Of Uganda V Hon. Kassiano Ezati Wadri & 31 Others

Brief facts This ruling arises from the decision of the Chief Magistrate of Arua, who by letter dated 17th August, 2018in its own invoked the provisions of section 48 of the Criminal Procedure Code Act. It empowers the High Court to call for and examine the record of any criminal proceedings before any magistrate’s court…

November 5, 2018
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Justice Stephen Mubiru Makes A Sentence Of Five-Year Imprisonment In The Case of Uganda V Kapondo Charles Criminal Case No. 0177 Of 2016

This case came up on 10th January 2018, in a special session for plea bargaining. The accused was indicted with the offence of Aggravated Defilement contrary to section 129 (3) and 4 (a) of The Penal Code Act. Facts On 19th September, 2016 the victim was sent to go and uproot cassava in the garden….

October 29, 2018
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Justice Stephen Mubiru Makes A Sentence Of Three Years For Defilement In The Case Of Uganda v Adubango Criminal Case No. 0012 Of 2017

This case came up on 10th January 2018, in a special session for plea bargaining. The accused was indicted with the offence of Simple Defilement contrary to section 129 (1) of The Penal Code Act. Brief Facts It was alleged that on 22nd February 2016 at Palley West Village in Nebbi District the accused had…

October 29, 2018
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Justice Kavuma Confirms Conditions For Bail To Be Granted Pending An Appeal In The Case of Kalungi Abubaker Alias Manirak v Uganda

The Application was brought under article 23(6) of the constitution and Section 40 (2) of the criminal procedure code act, Section 132 (4) of the Trial on Indictments Act and rule 6, 2 (a) of the Judicature (Court of Appeal Rules) Directions Sections 1 13-10. The application seeking orders granting the applicant bail pending the…

October 22, 2018
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