Wilson Obote, an inmate who spoke on behalf of the prisoners said called upon the judiciary to look into matters of people whose cases are just fabricated, even some who are in Prison being accused of crimes committee outside. He also said the judiciary should look at cases where prisoners or suspects are tortured by Police as they seek to get information.
According to Baine, some of the prison warders share buildings such as the canteen, gym and conference rooms that were not designed for accommodation. He says the staff shares the rooms with members of their families using papyrus reeds and card boxes.
Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Services Spokesperson, says they intend to use Shillings 9 billion for the cotton infrastructural development such as stores, buying machinery, seeds and wards for the inmates who will be involved in cotton growing.
Caleb Alaka, the counsel for the suspect says delayed ruling affects their schedule since they have other cases of their clients to handle in other courts. According to Alaka, the judge should have informed them earlier if he wasnt ready.
The budget estimates read out to the Parliament by the Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka indicate that the security budget will be allocated 1005.5 billion shillings up from 838billion shillings in the last financial year.
Three Uganda Prison farms have been badly scotched by the sun fueling fears how the department will sustain its three meals a day feeding program for the 32,000 inmates currently locked in the 222 prisons facilities.