Memorial Lecture Organized for Late Joan Kagezi

The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has organized a memorial lecture for its departed senior state Prosecutor Joan Kagezi who was murdered in cold blood in Kiwatule, viagra 60mg a Kampala Suburb in March last year.

The 48 year old was gunned down by unknown assailants traveling on a motorcycle, prostate when she pulled over to buy fruits.

Kagezi was the head of the DPP’s War Crimes and Terrorism Department, which was stationed in Kololo near the High Court’s International Crimes Division.

In this capacity, she was charged with handling many cases of terrorism; notable among them the 2010 twin bomb attacks in Kampala by the Alshabaab in which 76 lives were lost.

It was during the prosecution of this case that Kagezi was tragically murdered.

She was also handling several other case involving terrorist killings of Muslim clerics, international human trafficking and war crimes.

Mike Chibita, the Director Public Prosecutions while announcing the oncoming public lecture to the media on Friday, described the late Kagezi as a hardworking and diligent prosecutor who had strong determination to see justice delivered.

The Public lecture on Mrs. Kagezi has been scheduled for Thursday April 28th at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala, where the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe will be the chief guest.


Themed “Fighting Terrorism and Organized Crime,” the lecture according to Chibita intends to draw the attention of Ugandans to the nature of the threat posed by terrorism.

“It also intends to highlight the different forms of terrorism cases and to educate people on the different mechanism so far adopted nationally and internationally through coordination and international agencies and states,” he said.

“The lecture is in honor if the late Kagezi and her contribution in the fight against terrorism.”

The event commences in the afternoon at 2pm and is open to the general public.

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