Top Stories in Parliament
Chief Justice Intervenes in MP Kahonda's Bail Hearing
Comments 477 Views Kampala, Uganda

A directive by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe is behind the fast-tracking of the bail application hearing for Ruhinda County MP Dononzio Kahonda, URN has learnt. Jinja Chief Magistrate John Francis Kaggwa on June 7th convicted the embattled legislator and sentenced him to nine months in jail for forgery. His bail application, initially fixed for August 16th, was brought forward to July 13th. Another hearing was set on July 24th due to a strike by state prosecutors over low pay.

Read more ...
Currently popular articles
URN tweeting