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16:17
16:17

UHRC: Security Operatives Using Vans, Private Residences for Torture report 5

Aliyo Natukunda, the Director Legal services at Uganda Prisons, says they are working hard to eliminate torture from the Prison facilities.
18:33
18:33

Principal Judge to Prisoners: Embrace Plea Bargain Program uganda prisons 1 2

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.
07:40
07:40

2,000 Prison Warders Poorly Accommodated uganda prisons 1

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.
09:46
09:46

10,000 Remand Inmates Miss Court Over Prosecutor's Strike prosecutors strike 1

According to Baine, the inmates are complaining and questioning the prisons authorities about their delayed appearance in court.
07:44
07:44

Kayihura Pledges Affirmative Action for Women uganda prisons 1

According to Kayihura, currently women comprise 20 percent of the total police population in the country although the law provides for 30 percent.
10:31
10:31

Inmates Get 200 Animals for Christmas uganda prisons

The Uganda Prison Services, Spokesperson, Frank Baine, says the animals including goats, sheep and cows were slaughtered on Christmas Eve for distribution in the 249 units across the country.
07:51
07:51

Prisons to Inject UGX 9 billion in Cotton Growing ministry of trade 1

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.
12:11
12:11

Frustration As Bomb Suspect's Ruling Delays uganda prisons 1 Top story

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.
18:39
18:39

Security Sector Spending To Hit 1 Trillion updf

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.
05:05
05:05

Kalisizo Inmate on the Run Survives Lynching prison break

Vincent Ssenyondo, one of the 10 inmates who last week escaped from Kalisizo prison, survived death after he was identified and attacked by the mob which accused him of escaping from prison.
06:35
06:35

Dr. Byabaishaija Directs Investigations into Lira Central Prison Attempted Escape uganda prisons

The Commissioner General of Prisons, Dr. Johnson Byabashaija has named a three man committee to investigate why prisoners in Lira Central prison attempted to escape on Wednesday.
06:39
06:39

Gunfire Rocks Bugiri as Prison Warders Chase Escapee prisoners

Bugiri town council residents were forced to scamper for safety as prison warders shot in the air while in pursuit of an escaped prisoner.
11:08
11:08

Prisoners to Forego Uniform Amidst Crop Failure uganda prisons 1

Prisoners and Prisons officers will have to wait a little longer to get another pair of uniform after two of the department’s prisons farms recorded a failed crop of maize.
17:11
17:11

32,000 lives at risk as prisons dep't loses crop in the garden uganda prisons

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.
11:49
11:49

Prisons Ban Visits For 2 Weeks Over Ebola Outbreak uganda prisons

Baine says the suspension of visits will run for two weeks after which it will be reviewed whether to allow visits of continue with the suspension.
10:25
10:25

Prisons population more than double, dep't struggling uganda prisons

The Uganda Prisons department is struggling to cope with the increasing numbers of inmates that has over shot the 32,000 mark.
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