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DPP opts for anatomical dolls to prosecute over 700 SGBV cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Elem Ogwal, has revealed that their office is to use a new technique of anatomically detailed dolls to prosecute more than 700 cases of sexual and gender based violence effective October 25th, 2021. Anatomically detailed dolls are specifically …

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DPP takes over Kyagulanyi’s university registration case file

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has taken over a case in which former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is accused of having fraudulently obtained false registration at Makerere University. The case was initially filed by lawyer Male Mabirizi as a private prosecutor. Mabirizi petitioned the Law …

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Katumba shooting suspects charged with 18 new offences

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six of the eight General Katumba Wamala attempted murder suspects face 18 additional charges. The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has amended the charge sheet increasing the charges from 6 to 24. The suspects are Muhammad Kagugube, Sirimani Kisambira, Abudalllah-Aziz Ramadhan Dunka, Kamada Walusimbi, Habib Ramadhan Marjan …

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MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana charged with terrorism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecution-DPP has amended the charge sheet against the Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana and his Kawempe North counterpart, Muhammad Ssegirinya. The two opposition legislators were remanded last week on three counts of murder and attempted murder in relation to the machete …

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DPP withdraws charges against lawyer Nicholas Opiyo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has withdrawn money laundering charges against Chapter Four Uganda Executive Director Nicholas Opiyo. Opiyo had been accused of fraudulently receiving a sum of USD 340,000 (1.2 billion Shillings) through the Chapter Four Uganda account in Absa Bank. The state said …

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Court orders DPP to commit Nicholas Opiyo for trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption High Court Judge Lawrence Gidudu has given the Directorate of Public Prosecutions seven days to have committed Chapter Four Director, Nicholas Opiyo to face trial on charges of money laundering. Gidudu said he will dismiss the charges against Opiyo if he is not …

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DPP drops corruption charges against OPM senior officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has dropped corruption related charges against the former Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, and other senior officials in the Office of the Prime Minister. Guwatudde was arrested by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit in April last year and charged jointly …

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DPP opposes bail for Katumba Wamala shooting suspect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecution-DPP has asked the High Court Criminal Division to deny bail to one of the suspects charged with the murder of the daughter and driver to the Works and Transport Minister General Katumba Wamala. It is alleged that Sheikh Yusuf Siraji …

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