MR. CHARLES ELEM OGWAL
Head of Prosecutions Directorate
He is responsible for the coordination and supervision of criminal prosecutions (cases) all over the country and ensuring provision of quality prosecution services.
He joined the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs as a Pupil State Attorney in 1985 and rose through the ranks, effectively joining the Directorate as a Principal State Attorney in 1995, when the office of the DPP ceased to be a part of the Ministry of Justice.
He worked with the United Nations office on Drug and Crime as a Terrorism Prevention expert from 2007– 2009 and concurrently managed two international regional projects involving 19 countries in Southern and Eastern Africa. These projects were “Judicial system training in drug related casework in Southern and Eastern Africa” and “Countermeasures against illicit drug trafficking and cross border crime along Southern and Eastern African Land Borders”.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Makerere University and a post graduate diploma in legal practice from LDC. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from ESAMI in addition to numerous other qualifications in Project Management, Fraud and crime prevention, Patent law and Practice and other Intellectual property rights. He was born in 1961.