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Legal Brains Trust challenges Abodo’s appointment as DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legal Brains Trust, a Ugandan democracy and human rights watchdog has petitioned the East African Court of Justice challenging the appointment of Justice Jane Francis Abodo as the Director of Public Prosecutions. Jane Francis Abodo was appointed DPP by President Yoweri Museveni in March …

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DPP appeals against acquittal of Stella Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has appealed against the acquittal of former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi on charges of offensive communication and cyber harassment. Last month, Justice Henry Peter Adonyo acquitted Nyanzi of the charges arguing that she was illegally convicted by …

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Detectives lack adequate skills to record statements-CID spokesperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Several police detectives lack adequate skills to record statements, a recent Inspection of Police stations in Kampala Metropolitan Police-KMP area has revealed. Charles Twiine, the Spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate disclosed this to URN in an interview on Tuesday. According to Twiine, the inspection …

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Files of teachers accused of sodomy, defilement handed to DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID has forwarded the files of two teachers accused of sodomizing and defiling their pupils to the Directorate of Public Prosecution- DPP. One of the suspects whose names haven’t been disclosed is a teacher at King Fahad Islamic primary school …

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Prosecution amends charges against Dr Stella Nyanzi supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Director of Public Prosecution-DPP has amended charges against six supporters of jailed Dr Stella Nyanzi. The supporters are Simon Wanyera, Abdullah Waiswa, Augustine Ojobile, Joel Kabali , Fatuma Abalinabyo and Moses Katumba. These had earlier been charged with a number of offences including inciting …

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DPP faulted for delayed trial of Kaweesi murder suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Director of Public Prosecution has come under criticism for delays to start the trial  of fourteen suspects charged with the murder of former Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The suspects are Umar Baganda, Ahamada Senfuka, Hassan Tusiime, Ibrahim Kissa, Osman Mohamed Omarite, Hamidu …

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Family protests withdraw of murder charges against Nantaba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of the late Ronald Ssebulime is protesting the decision by the Director of Public Prosecution to withdraw murder charges against State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology Ida Erios Nantaba. Ssebulime, who was riding a motorbike, was arrested and handcuffed before being …

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DPP withdraws murder charges against Minister Nantaba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has withdrawn murder charges against State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology Idah Nantaba and three others, with whom they were on trial for the death of one Ronald Sebulime. Ssebulime who was riding a motorbike was arrested and …

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