Lawyer, Uganda Prisons Clash over Access to Suspects


The Uganda prisons and Uganda Police are on the spotlight again. This time, the forces are being blamed for blocking access to suspects by lawyers and family members. Criminal lawyer, Caleb Alaka accuses Police and Prison authorities of frustrating the rights of inmates to be visited by their close relatives, lawyers and doctors. Alaka says that besides having a very complex access procedure especially in high profile offenses, relatives are almost mistreated as they try to visit their relatives in prisons and detention centers; Irene Namajja with the details