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Hassan Bassajabalaba charged, remanded to Luzira prison

City businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba has been remanded to Luzira prison. This is after he appeared before the Anti-Corruption from where he was charged with forgery and uttering a false document and defeating taxes. He is alleged to have forged a consent judgment used in evading taxes on 142 billion shillings he received from government, following […]

Magistrate denied bail in anti corruption court

Lyantonde grade two magistrate Stephen Karakire has been denied bail. The Anti -Corruption court Chief Magistrate Irene Akankwasa refused to set Karakire free on ground that that she was not sure that he will turn up for trial. Stephen Karakire is charged with two counts of corruptly soliciting and receiving a gratification. Prosecution alleges that […]

Bulgarians detained over robbery

    Bulgarian nationals Milen Katsarski, Ivan Ganchev and  Adrian Dimitrov accused of  robbing  Stanbic Bank ATM machines were found guilty and released on bail by the Buganda Road Court Magistrate have  again been arrested and accused of 8 other offences by the police   which include intent and robbery, Magistrate Joy Baleebe denied them the […]

Sickness again saves PM’s Geoffrey Kazinda from Luzira prison

Interdicted former principal accountant in the prime minister’s office, Geoffrey Kazinda, has this morning been produced at the Criminal Investigations Directorate in an ambulance. Kazinda and four others are being investigated over an alleged fraud scandal in the prime minister’s office. Kazinda was recently released on police bond but the police say investigations into the […]

Ebola scare at Luzira Prison

  Following an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda, the Uganda Prisons authorities banned all visits to prisons including Luzira prison. But the FDC president Col. Kiiza Besigye says this could be a ploy by the government to block the assistance FDC has been sending to political prisons whom president Museveni’s government imprisoned without trial. However […]

Luzira prison spokesman orders prison wardens to shoot stubborn prisoners

It seems whoever has access to guns in Uganda has a right to kill and walks away safely. When you open newspapers printed in Uganda you can not fail to read stories of policemen, soldiers and state aides who have shot people to death and investigations into the matter stops naturally. The spokesperson of Uganda’s […]

Life at Luzira prison

Today our informers trekked to Luzira Upper Prison to check on some of the inmates on remand and others who are already convicted. They met with former Arua Municipality MP, Godi Akbar and former Toro Prime Minister John Katuramu and veteran journalist, Tedy Sezi Cheye among other prisoners. The inmates mentioned were in Great Spirit. […]

Kabaka welcomes patriotic Ugandans from Luzira

The 36th Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has welcomed back the patriotic people of Buganda who on Monday went to visit the Buganda riots suspects at Luzira prison and those who contributed a lot as a sign of solidarity, restoring hope, re-energizing and above all cementing and strengthening the kingdom’s tie towards the […]

Prisoners write to UN over long detention

  Inmates at Luzira prison have petitioned UN to register their claims which involve the long detention in prison without trial. Some of the prisoners who have petitioned UN include those who were arrested during theBugandakingdom riots in 2009. The inmates in their petition indicated that many prisoners are languishing at Luzira prison and other […]

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