The International Crimes Department (ICD) under the Directorate of International Affairs conducts prosecution-led investigations in respect of and prosecutes international crimes including crimes against humanity, war crimes, terrorism, transnational organized crimes including trafficking in persons, drug trafficking and piracy. It is also actively involved in conducting stakeholder engagements and outreach programmes relating to international crimes.

Within the department is the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division which manages trafficking in persons’ cases.

The department is under the stewardship of Mr. Lino Anguzu – Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions (ADPP).


The Trafficking in Persons Division is in the International Crimes Department (ICD), and it manages Trafficking in Persons (TIP)cases. The functional areas of the division are; overseeing the management of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) cases in the ODPP, capacity building of Prosecutors and other law enforcement officers in handling TIP cases, inter-agency engagements, and participation in outreaches.

The division handles both transnational and domestic TIP cases in the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court and provides support and guidance in TIP cases to all ODPP Regions and Police.

This division is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the Trafficking in Persons Prosecution Guidelines, 2021, for effective handling of TIP Cases.

The division is headed by Ms. Rachel Bikhole Wamono – Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions (ADPP).

The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division operates in partnership with the Human Trafficking Institute (HTI), particularly, the Country Director Tyler Dunman and Special Counsel to the DPP Gabby Massey.


Vision And Mission


 “A crime free society”.


 “To manage and prosecute criminal cases in courts of judicature in order to reduce the rate of crime in the country”.

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