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Mabirizi challenges DPP’s move to take over Bujjingo trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has filed another case at the Civil Division of the High Court in Kampala challenging a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP to take over a case in which Pastor Aloysius Bujjingo is accused of bigamy. Bujjingo, the Pastor of House of …

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DPP withdraws charges against Kyagulanyi in University registration case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP Jane Frances Abodo has withdrawn charges of obtaining registration by false pretense against National Unity Platform Party President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. In 2021, lawyer Male Mabirizi accused Kyagulanyi of having been admitted at Makerere University to pursue a Diploma in …

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DPP not interested in prosecuting Pastor Bugingo over new marriage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP is not interested in prosecuting Pastor Aloysius Bugingo over his new marriage to Susan Makula Nantaba, according to the Chief State Attorney of Entebbe. Bugingo who is the House of Prayer Ministries lead pastor allegedly married Makula under customary law …

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DPP orders immediate trial of Basajjabalaba for tax evasion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPEDNENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has directed the head of Anti-Corruption department in her office to handle the complaint demanding for the immediate trial of businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba and his brother on charges of tax evasion worth 20 billion Shillings. The directive …

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DPP objects to Francis Onebe’s bail application

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP has asked the High Court in Kampala to deny bail to businessman Francis Onebe who is accused of murdering his wife. Onebe who is also an accountant is jointly charged with Bonny Oriekot, a private security guard …

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DPP withdraws appeal in case against lawyer Paul Wanyoto

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has withdrawn an appeal challenging a decision by the Anti-Corruption Court that money laundering charges were maliciously instituted against lawyer Paul Wanyoto Mugoya. The notice communicating the withdraw of the appeal against Wanyoto and businessman Mugisha Patrick …

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84.4% of courts lack prosecutors – DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has decried the high levels of understaffing in her office saying that currently, at least 201 out of the 238 operational courts do not have prosecutors. This amounts to 84.4 percent of the courts lacking a prosecutor, …

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New wildlife prosecution guidelines will secure more convictions – DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP says the new guidelines for investigating and prosecuting wildlife crimes will lead to more convictions. The guidelines, “Points to Prove”- A Guide for Prosecutors and Investigators including the new Uganda Wildlife Act, 2019, Sample Charges and Standard Operating Procedures”, have …

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