18 December 2012

Angola: Chief Justice Recommends Speed in Judicial Instruction

Dondo — The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (TS), Cristiano André, recommended on Monday in Dondo city, northern Kwanza Norte province, the Criminal Investigation Police in order to speed in the judicial instruction, aiming to stop cases of excessive preventive prison in the region.

Speaking to the press, the Chief Justice said that the functioning of the courts dependo the judicial legal procedures of bodies linked to the Ministry of Interior (Criminal Investigation Police) and Attorney General of the Republic (PGR), whose activities have influenced in the cases of excessive preventive prisons in the preparatory instruction phase.

Cristiano André also recommended the betterment of working conditions of the provincial court of Kwanza Norte in Ndalatando district, as well as the construction of municipal courts in Ambaca and Golungo-Alto, so as to bring the justice closer to the citizens.

The Chief Justice paid a few-hour visit to Kambambe district in order to check the functioning of the sector in the region.

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