DPP set to clear 700 sex abuse cases in 45 days

Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo. PHOTO | ALEX ESAGALA

What you need to know:

  • Hearing of the cases across the country will start on Monday.
  • The deputy DPP, Mr Charles Elem Ogwal, said sexual gender-based violence cases take up to 70 per cent of criminal cases registered and prosecuted in our courts.

Nearly 700 cases of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) largely triggered by the Covid-19 lockdown, will be heard and cleared within 45 days, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said.

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