President Museveni has appointed High Court judge Jane Frances Abodo as the new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
The latest prominent case she handled is the murder of singer Mowzey Radio.
Late last year, justice Abodo in a criminal session that sat in Entebbe, found Godfrey Wamala Troy, guilty of manslaughter in connection with the murder of the singer, real name Moses Ssekibogo and sentenced him to 14 years in jail.
Her appointment comes about five months after the office fell vacant following the appointment of the then DPP, Justice Mike Chibita to the Supreme Court Bench.
The office of the Clerk to Parliament, has since scheduled for the interaction of the new DPP with the MPs on Appointments Committee on April 6, 2020 at 11:30 am.
“The Appointments Committee is scheduled to interract with the following presidential nominees on Monday 6th April, 2020 in the South Committee Room, Parliament House,” reads in part the notice by Clerk to Parliament dated April 1.
years in jail.