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Museveni asks judges to try prisoners at Luzira to reduce costs

“Expedite trials, sentencing of prisoners” – President Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the judiciary to expedite trials and sentencing of prisoners. Speaking Friday at the pass-out ceremony of Uganda Prisons Services (UPS) Officers at the Prisons Academy and Training School Grounds in Luzira, the President said expediting trials …

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Parliament tasks Byabashaija over conjugal rights for prisoners

Parliament’s committee on Human rights on Wednesday tasked the Commissioner General of Prisons Dr. Johnson Byabashaija to explain why prisoners especially those serving long sentences were not having conjugal rights. The matter was raised by Kassanda South MP Simeo Nsubuga who noted that many prisoners serving long sentences tend to …

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VIDEO: MPs visit jailed ADF leader Jamil Mukulu

VIDEO: Legislators on the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee of Parliament have visited former Allied Democratic Front leader Jamilu Mukulu who is detained at Nalufenya Police in Jinja to assess the alleged torture and inhumane treatment against him. The legislators led by committee chairperson Judith Nabakoba, grilled the Nalufenya police officers …

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PRISONS: 149 officers promoted

Uganda Prisons Commissioner General Dr Johnson Byabashaija has today announced 149 promotions of prisons officers by President Museveni. Promotions to the ranks of Director of Prisons and Commissioner of Prisons take effect from May 12 2016 while promotion to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner of Prisons, Senior Superintendent of Prisons, …

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