The Act includes provisions that automatically refuse bail to people charged with certain ...

LHRC calls for review of the Criminal Procedure Act 1985 – IPPmedia

The Act includes provisions that automatically refuse bail to people charged with certain offenses.Speaking to human rights activists here recently at a two-day seminar, LHRC director of advocacy and reforms, Fulgence Massawe said a study conducted in six countries of Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, and Zanzibar have revealed the weakness of the criminal procedure code in Tanzania after 1985, as there is an increase of acts of terrorism, cybercrime offenses are non-bailable. He noted that there has been misuse of the ‘unbailable offenses’ provisions to keep people in prison for many years. He said the government has to review …

 

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