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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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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Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has withdrawn money laundering charges against Chapter Four Uganda Executive Director Nicholas Opiyo.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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DPP advises police to release suspects on minor cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has advised police to release on bond all suspects arrested for minor offences. This is part of the standard operating procedures-SOPs for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution-DPP during the second wave of the coronavirus …

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DPP withdraws charges against Maj. Kiggundu’s suspected killers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Jane Frances Abodo, the Director of Public Prosecutions has withdrawn terrorism charges against eleven people who were accused of killing Major Muhammad Kiggundu in 2017. The suspects are Abdulaziz Abdushakur Musoke, Sulaiman Wayaba alias Bashir Lukenge, Bashir Nyangisho alias Abdallah Katata Byansi alias Abdallah …

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DPP drops corruption charges against Equal Opportunities Commission boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions, Jane Frances Abodo has dropped all the corruption charges against the Equal Opportunities Commission chairperson, Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi. She communicated the decision in a January 18th, 2021 letter to the High Court Judge Margaret Tibulya. The letter was tendered in …

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Anti-graft agencies outline progress in corruption fight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anti-corruption government agencies have detailed strides made in the fight against corruption and measures taken to curb the vice. During a conference to mark the International Anti-corruption day in Kampala, the agencies outlined their achievements and progress in fighting corruption. The conference was held under …

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Church demolition: DPP withdraws charges against two senior police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo has withdrawn criminal charges against two senior police officers implicated in the demolition of St Peter’s Church Ndeeba in Rubaga Division. The police officers are David Epedu, the Katwe Division Police Commander and Assistant Superintendent of Police …

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