Justice Abodo appointed as new DPP

KAMPALA – President Museveni has appointed High Court Judge Jane Frances Abodo as the new Director of Public Prosecution. Justice Abodo is taking over from Justice Mike Chibita who has been serving as the DPP since 2013 and was appointed supreme court judge recently. Justice Abodo who was a former senior state attorney was appointed as high court judge in 2019. She has previously worked at the Directorate of Public…

Special sessions to see High Court clear over 200 land cases in 60 days

The High Court is set to hold 11 special sessions on Land Justice in different parts of the country, targeting to clear at least 220 land cases in 60 days. The special sessions are scheduled to commence on today, Monday, February 24 and in this pilot phase, six of the sessions will be held at the Land Division in Kampala – targeting 120 cases, and five other sessions will be…

Uganda's newly constructed hi-tech Prison

KITALYA - Construction of the largest prisoner correctional facility in Uganda has been completed. The facility sitting at 5-acres of land situated about 55 kilometres northwest of Kampala, in Wakiso District is now ready to receive inmates, according to Dr Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner-General of Prisons. Named Kitalya Mini-Max Prison, the Shs25 billion state of the art facility was funded by the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) and constructed…

DIGP conducts review of ASTU Deployments in Karamoja

KARAMOJA - Following concerns about growing insecurity and violence due to raids and counter raids in the Karamoja region by legislators under the Karamoja Parliamentary Association; the Hon. Minister of State for Karamoja, Hon. Moses Kiige, the CDF Gen. David Muhoozi, the DIGP Major Gen. Sabiiti Muzeeyi, Honorable Members of Parliament from the Karamoja sub-region, held a consultative meeting with other key stakeholders from the police, UPDF and local politicians.…