Police destroy 618 Kilograms of narcotics

NSAMBYA - Police have destroyed 618 Kilograms of narcotics worth US $2.8m at the Nsambya Police Barracks. The drugs were seized from drug traffickers from 2015 to date.The Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen. Sabiiti Muzeyi commended the anti-narcotics officers and other security agencies for ensuring drug traffickers do not use the country as a safe haven to do their trade. “Trafficking in narcotics is one of the transnational…

300 Prisoners Enroll for Plea Bargaining in Mbarara

The Principal Judge, Hon. Justice Dr Yorokamu Bamwine, flagged off a hands on training on Case Preparation on Plea Bargaining at Mbarara Main Prison.The training attracted actors in the criminal justice system as well as a team comprised legal experts as well as students from Pepperdine and Yale universities. The team was led by Prof Danny DeWalt, the Associate Dean Administration and Leadership Development at Pepperdine University. In a brief…

REPORT: Assessing the in service delivery gaps in access to justice

The Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET) on March 6th 2019 released a has a study that focuses on assessing the in service delivery gaps in access to justice in the refugee settlements and host communities. The report presented by the Principal of the Makerere University Law School, Dr Christopher Mbazira revealed that much as the government has taken special steps to the need for access to justice and security…

Anti-Corruption Court Raised Shs20 Billion Revenue - Principal Judge

KAMPALA - With just two judges, a single division of the High Court collected about Shs20 billion in form of non-tax revenue for the country in one year, the Principal Judge has revealed. Hon. Justice Dr. Yorokamu Bamwine made the revelation while officiating at the opening of a Taxation Training for Judges and members of the Tax Appeals Tribunal on February 21 at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel in Kigo.…