However, as the meeting went on, policemen led by Issa Balikitenda, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Luwero Central Police Station surrounded the hotel and ordered one of the participants Zenar Nasur the District NRM Vice Chairperson to hand herself in for questioning over a fraud case.
The members are under investigation over the alleged fraud after they allegedly embezzled 29 million Shillings which has been allocated as facilitation for candidates who were contesting for District Councillor seats.
The officials in trouble are Zenar Nasur, the Luwero District NRM Vice-Chairperson and Wasswa Tamale, the Publicity Secretary for the Party. They are accused of embezzling 29 Million Shillings meant for NRM flag bearers for District Councillor seats.
Juliet Kusiima told PAC that she used to sign for the money on behalf of his supervisors she identified as Michael Okwalinga, the Senior Accounts Assistant, Accounts officer Julius Obai and Accountant Julius Mandu.
In 2018, unsuspecting members of public including several police officers were fleeced of money by a one Geoffrey Kalele, a resident of Kalitumba, Magada Sub county, Namutumba District when he created and used a Facebook page in the names of the IGP Martin Okoth Ochola, to solicit money from them in the pretense of helping them acquire better offices and promotions.
Mugerwa isnt the first person to be arrested in such a scenario in this year.On Saturday, Didan Atukunda from Mamba Gorilla Safari was arrested from Kabale by the Tourism Police Regional Commandant of Kigezi region, Emmanuel Tinka for declining to refund an illegal payment to a client.
Court heard that Kigozi enrolled students for courses that were not approved by the National Council for Higher Education. The Courses include a Diploma in Medical Records and Information Science, Diploma in Biomedical Engineering and Certificate in Medical Records and Information science.
Twenty nine-year-old Kigenyi Nasser, a service advisor with MTN Uganda and Magembe Henry 37, a salesman have today been granted a cash bail of three million shillings each and ten million shillings non-cash bail to the six sureties, three standing in for each of the suspects. Prosecution told court that in February this year, the suspects conspired to defraud State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza, State Minister for Agriculture Christopher Kibazanga, Western Youth Member of Parliament Mwine Mpaka and businesswoman Mercy Kyakunda.
Bagambisa, 56, is said to have collected over three million Shillings from members of Kyobugombe Tuheingye group in October 2016. The group from Ndorwa East operates as a Sacco affiliated to Kabale Municipality and Ndorwa County Elders Forum KANDEFO.
MP Margaret Muhanga accuses fellow legislators of overstepping their mandate saying that no one, not even the Auditor General has powers to inquire into a matter that had been adjudicated upon by the Supreme Court.