This Department takes care of the following functional areas:

  • Criminal Sessions,
  • Homicide Cases,
  • Property Cases,
  • General Crimes,
  • Environmental offences,
  • Delegated Prosecutions.  

And offences not handled by the proposed specialised Departments of Anti-Corruption, Land, Gender and Sexual Offences, and International Crimes.

The Prosecution Department is also continue to be responsible for

  • Appeals and Miscellaneous Applications.

This work involves supervising and coordinating the management of appeals and applications in the Chief Magistrate Courts, High Courts, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Vision And Mission


 “A crime free society”.


 “To handle and prosecute criminal cases in a just, effective and efficient manner”.

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