Court Finally Drops Case Against Akena

UPC President Jimmy Akena

Police has dispatched one of its recently acquired helicopters to pick some of the victims of yesterday’s clash between supporters of Presidential candidates Yoweri Museveni and Amama Mbabazi in Ntungamo district; for better treatment.

The brawl which occurred on Sunday evening after Museveni’s supporters tried to interfere in Mbabazi’s scheduled rallies in the area, more about left several people nursing injuries.

Two arrests according to Police spokesperson Fred Enanga have been made to help in the investigations.

The victims, sickness most of whom had been hospitalized with open wounds were airlifted to Mulago Referral Hospital according to reports.

The development came after the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayirura, who at the time of the fight was in neighboring Mbarara, rushed to the area to assess the situation.

Police today promised to provide a full report of the incident in a short while.
Bukomansimbi District Woman MP polls have been postponed following the death of candidate Susan Namaganda.

The Electoral Commission chief Eng Badru Kiggundu told journalists in Kampala on Monday that “Hon Namaganda was also a candidate for the same elective position in the 2016 General elections.”

He described the news of her death as “deeply saddening, viagra ” adding, information pills “The EC has postponed the electoral program for the election of District Woman MP representative to Parliament for Bokomansimbi.”

Namaganda died in a road accident along Kampala-Masaka road on Dec. 11. Parliament is today paying tribute to the deceased as her body lies in state.

“We call upon the people of Bukomansimbi District to remain calm as a new electoral programme will be issued in due course.”

Buganda Road court Chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza has dismissed the charges and UPC’s Jimmy Akena and fourteen others accused of Trespassing at Uganda House.

The accused were Jimmy Akena, buy Hon Maxwell Akora , nurse Hon Fred Ebil, information pills Hon Betty Amongi, Higenyi Kemba,  Richard Angweri,  Patrick Mwondha, Night Kulabako, Gideon Akomu, Ms Kallen Mugizi,  Brenda Atim,  Fahad Kilyiri , Patrick Aroma and  Josephine Babirye.

The dismissal followed the transfer of this case file which had been under grade one magistrate Mary Kisakye Lukwago to chief magistrate Flavia Nabakooza.

Appearing before the chief magistrate, on behalf of the office of the DPP, State prosecutor Lillian Omara submitted that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) had lost interest in this matter and thereby discontinued all proceedings against the accused.

“The DPP took over the prosecution of this case and afterwards he lost interest in the proceedings. This matter was earlier on presented in the lower court and we still maintain the same,” omara submitted.

“Having received the withdraw form from the DPP dated 24 November 2016 as a proof for the withdrawing of charges, I close the file and all the accused persons are discharged,” ruled Nabakooza.



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