Noordin Haji reorganizes ODPP in renewed war on graft

Written By: Nicholas Kigondu

DPP Noordin Haji addresses Senior Management team at PTI grounds

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has reorganized the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in what is viewed as a move to strengthen its capacity to handle graft cases.

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The move has seen the creation of an additional department (Inspectorate and Quality Assurance) that will oversight and ensure delivery of quality prosecution service.

The development was announced during a departmental meeting held at the Prosecution training institute that brought together senior management team in what Haji said was meant to discuss priority areas.

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According to Haji, the priority areas will be key in charting the way forward for the office of the director of public prosecutions over the next three years.

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The latest development comes in the wake of intensified war on graft that has seen senior government officials and politicians prosecuted over corruption related charges.

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The office of the director of public prosecutions, which was delinked from the Attorney General’s office in 2011 after the promulgation of the 2010 constitution, is tasked with instituting and undertaking prosecution of criminal matters and all other related incidents.

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