Social Inquiry Reports

In an effort to entrench the sentencing guidelines practice, the Directorate aims at preparing a social inquiry report for every eligible offender as provided for by the law. Social Inquiry reports provide courts with an offender’s character and circumstances which may be needed by court before sentencing. In the reporting period 2018-19, a total of 10,165 social inquiry reports were made;

L-National Community Service Committee talking to inmates at Iganga prison. 


Sensitization of inmates at Kyazanga prison with the magistrate H/W. Otim Moses engaging the nurse to give update on Offender’s medical status.

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Directorate of Community Service
Plot 75, Jinja Road. 
P.O.Box 7191 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: (+246) 414 231 908