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Gulu inmates petition Chief Justice over slow court processes

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 1,365 inmates at Gulu main prisons in Gulu city have petitioned Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo over the slow process of court leading to delayed justice. The inmates who are on remand and conviction presented their petition to the Chief Justice during his visit …

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Construction of JLOS House kicks off

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the Justice, Law, and Order Sector-JLOS house has commenced at Naguru. Two contractors, Seyani Brothers Limited and Semion Uganda Limited are undertaking the construction of the over 256.5 billion Shillings facility on 5 acres of land along Katalima Road. The construction shall …

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DPP urges parliament to expedite enactment of Witness Protection Law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions-ODPP has pleaded with Parliament to urgently enact the Witness Protection Law to address gaps in the criminal justice administration. John Baptist Asiimwe, the Deputy DPP resounded the call on Monday while interfacing with Parliament’s Committee on Human …

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Kato Kajubi seeks Supreme Court review of sentence

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Godfrey Kato Kajubi has applied to the Supreme Court asking the justices to review their decision that upheld his conviction and subsequent life imprisonment for murdering a 12-year-old boy Joseph Kasirye. In July 2012, the then Masaka High Court Judge Mike Chibita found Kajubi …

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Cabinet approves construction of 8 regional Appellate Courts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the construction of eight regional appellant Courts across the country to take justice closer to people, the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has revealed. He was officiating at the 23rd Annual Judges’ Conference held at Mestil Hotel in Kampala on Monday under the theme “The Administration …

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New CID boss tasked to reinvestigate murder of nine family members

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The family of nine people who were murdered in Kyotera, together with the district leaders have tasked Maj. Tom Magambo, the new Director of Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID, to re-investigate the case for justice. The appeal came up on Wednesday when the family held prayers for …

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Human rights tribunal to resume operations next year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The tribunal of the Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC shall resume operations in January 2022, the commission chairperson Mariam Wangadya has revealed. Speaking at the sidelines of the launch of the 2019 and 2020 Commission annual reports on Monday at Sheraton Hotel Kampala, the Mariam Wangadya …

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