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DPP to decide fate of soldier accused of attempting to rape daughter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has sent the file of a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier, Brasil Okwang, accused of attempting to rape his daughter to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). Pte Okwang who returned from African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) …

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Museveni praises DPP for honouring the late Joan Kagezi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni commended the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) for taking the lead in remembering the late State Prosecutor, Joan Kagezi. “When you organise these annual lectures in memory of Joan, you are creating a culture of gratitude to the …

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Uganda 7th in Africa’s organized crime index

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda ranks 7th in Africa for the highest number of cases related to Organized Crimes, the Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has revealed. These crimes, committed for financial gain, encompass activities such as money laundering, drug trafficking, smuggling of migrants, human trafficking, …

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DPP withdraws charges against Kisoro NRM leader

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo has withdrawn charges of aggravated trafficking in persons against Ramathan Ndikuyenze is the Central Division Chairperson of Kisoro Municipality and the Vice Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement. The State Attorney, Richard Biruvumbuki on Wednesday tendered before …

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Court orders DPP to summon witnesses in Besigye case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has ordered the Director of Public Prosecutions to summon the witnesses they intend to rely on to prosecute Dr Kizza Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaaku on charges of inciting violence. The order was issued on Thursday by Grade One …

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DPP Abodo still reviewing Joan Kagezi murder case file

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Criminal Investigations Department of police has submitted its case file on the investigation into the murder of the late State Attorney Joan Namazzi Kagezi to the Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo Abodo for review, the Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court heard …

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DPP to decide fate of Katanga wife, daughter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Criminal Investigations has submitted the file of the deceased businessman Henry Katanga to the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for a decision on the fate of the deceased’s wife, daughter, and male house helper. Katanga was shot dead inside his bedroom on …

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Prosecutors deployed, urged to serve with integrity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo on Thursday flagged off the deployment of 100 recently recruited State Attorneys (Under the office of the DPP) to serve in various field offices country-wide. In her address, the DPP urged the State Attorneys to exhibit integrity, …

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DPP: 41 districts lack prosecutors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Jane Frances Abodo, has expressed concern about understaffing in her office, revealing that approximately 40 districts do not have prosecutors. Abodo pointed out that while the judiciary has been hiring judicial officers regularly, the number of state attorneys …

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