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Prisons stuck with close to 7,000 inmates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Prisons Service-UPS is stuck with close to 7,000 inmates whose trial has stalled for more than two years. Frank Baine, the spokesperson of the Uganda Prisons Service says that 4,440 suspected capital offenders completed their mandatory six-month remand period and were committed for …

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Six Moroto prison escapees rearrested during disarmament exercise

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Six prisoners who escaped from Moroto government prison in September have been re-arrested by Uganda People’s Defence Forces in the ongoing disarmament exercise in the Karamoja sub-region. At least 224 prisoners escaped when they overpowered the prison officers and varnished with 14 guns. An immediate hunt …

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Prisons submits names of 682 convicts to the president for pardon

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Prisons Services has submitted 682 names of convicted inmates to the Attorney General to benefit from the presidential pardon. Addressing journalists at the police headquarters Naguru, the Uganda Prison Services Spokesperson Frank Baine says the move is aimed at decongesting prison facilities across the …

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130 Moroto prison escapees still missing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 130 inmates who escaped from Moroto prison are still missing. Last year, 223 inmates overpowered prison warders at the Singila based prison, broke into the armory and made off with 15 guns. During a joint security hunt for the escapees, 81 were recaptured …

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Tortured Katumba shooting suspects undergoing treatment – Prisons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Prisons Services-UPS has said the suspects in the assassination attempt of Gen. Katumba Wamala are currently undergoing treatment at Kitalya prison where they were remanded last week. Last week, the five suspected people who are allegedly connected to the shooting that led to …

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Covid-19 cases high in prison, police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies are experiencing an increase in the number of their personnel infected with Covid-19. The personnel are either hospitalized or seeking treatment from their homes. Figures from sources including those already confirmed show security agencies among others, Uganda Prisons Service- UPS, Uganda People’s Defence …

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Prison services reinstate ban on visits to jail centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Covid-19 cases surge, Uganda Prisons Services has reinstated the ban on visits to all detention centres in a bid control the spread of the contagious disease. Soon after Uganda declared her first Covid-19 case in March last year, UPS banned visits to all its …

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