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14:44
14:44

Inmate Kills Colleague at Masindi Prison inmates 1 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson told URN in a phone interview that Nyesigire had been taking care of Bainomugisa who was isolated from the other inmates after developing a mental problem.
18:42
18:42

Prisons Calls Off Recruitment of Warders and Wardresses Uganda Prisons 1 1

In a public notice by the David Asiimwe Ahimbisibwe on behalf of the Commissioner-General of Prisons, the interviews have been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.
09:36
09:36

Kitgum Prison Turned Into Covid-19 Quarantine Center for Inmates 1 2

Frank Baine, Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says that the prison cells will be used to hold new inmates on remand from all over Acholi sub-region to curb the spread of COVID-19.
12:02
12:02

Four Kigumba Inmates Transferred to Masindi Gov’t Prison escape

The four transferred inmates are Jonan Agasa, Rogers Nowa, Godfrey Bakowa and Christopher Tumwesige. They were transferred on Monday.
11:48
11:48

One Inmate Shot Dead While Escaping from Kigumba Prison escape 1

The deceased has been identified as Paul Ssenyonjo who had been on remand on charges of stealing cattle.
07:04
07:04

200 Masindi Inmates Ask for Plea Bargaining court

According to Katureebe 35,000 cases have been resolved across the country ever since the plea bargaining was launched.
12:03
12:03

Masaka Prison Seeks Isolation Unit for Mentally Ill Inmates mental illness 1 1

Laben Mwigo, the Welfare and Rehabilitation Officer at Masaka Central Prison says that the facility, built more than 50 years ago, does not have enough space to create an isolation ward or unit for persons with mental health challenges who find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
21:58
21:58

Principal Judge Launches Plea- Bargain Training in Bunyoro inmates 5 1

According to Natwaluma, Masindi prison is the most congested with 1462 inmates followed by Kiboga with more than more than 200 inmates and Hoima with 184 inmates.
22:29
22:29

Inmate Kills Prison Warder in Kabale fighting 1

Gerald Kitongo, a prison warder attached to Ndorwa Government prison in Kabale district has died hours after an inmate hit him on the head using a hoe.
11:04
11:04

Principal Judge Wants Cases Involving PWDS Fast-Tracked mbarara 1 2

In one the cases, Amina Miiro, a disabled widow was thrown out of her land on the orders of the chief magistrates court without being given a chance to defend herself. Amina, a resident of Kabale in Isingiro district narrated her ordeal to the principal judge prompting him to ask the resident judge Duncan Gaswaga to take action.
14:11
14:11

Uganda Prisons Transfers Inmates over Congestion kigo prison

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that two weeks ago over 100 prisoners were moved from Luzira Maximum Prison in Kampala to prison facilities in Eastern Uganda to decongest the countrys main prison. However, Uganda Prisons spokesperson, Frank Baine says the exercise affects all prison facilities across the country. The number of prisoners has increased from 40,500 in 2014 to over 55,000 today.
12:22
12:22

High Court Criminal Session Begins in Bushenyi inmates

Speaking at the opening of the court session on Monday evening at Bushenyi High Court, Justice Duncan Gaswaga urged Police and Prison authorities against torturing suspects in an effort to compel them to confess to crime.
07:50
07:50

Ankole Prisons Struggle to Transport Inmates warders 3 2

Prisons in the Ankole sub region are struggling to transport inmates to court appearances and other activities such as health centres for treatment. The region has only two lorries serving prison facilities scattered across 10 districts.
08:39
08:39

30 Inmates at Luzira Prison Among UACE Candidates uneb 2

Thirty inmates serving long sentences at Luzira Prison are among the candidates sitting the 2016 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education UACE examinations.
10:31
10:31

Kitgum Prisons Officer Complains Of Habitual Offenders inmates 2

Ten habitual offenders have become a nuisance to Kitgum government prisons. Patrick Epilla, the Officer heading Kitgum Government Prison, says courts keep sending back the ten inmates to the prison over similar petty offenses shortly after clearing them to return home.
09:31
09:31

Uganda Prisons: 36 percent of Remand Inmates Defilement Suspects

A total of 8000 Prisoners in Uganda are currently facing defilement charges in Uganda and are yet to face Justice.
17:23
17:23

Principal Judge Apologizes to Gulu Inmates gulu central prison

Gulu high court has not had a resident judge for close to two years.
12:34
12:34

Inmate Bed Ridden, Claims Torture inmates 1

He can neither walk nor sit up. According to Agaba he was involved in a motor accident in 2006, which ruptured his backbone.
12:43
12:43

Lira Inmates Clash With Security Over Delayed Trial

Over 600 inmates at Lira Central government prison on Wednesday evening clashed with armed security personnel during a protest against what they described as delayed justice.
16:08
16:08

Principal Judge Warns Magistrates Against Delaying Judgement pharmacy

He explained that the indiscipline by some judicial officers has tainted the image of the judiciary yet they are expected to be role models to the public.
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