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.
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.
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.
On May 21, 2014, UNAA President Brian Kwesiga presented a document to the Bank of America effectively locking out from the account both the elected Treasurer and elected Secretary as co-signatories to the account. Mr. Kwesiga was now the sole and only signatory to the UNAA accounts. Mr. Kwesiga at the time claimed that an executive meeting had removed Mr. Ssempungu from access to the bank account, but no such meeting ever took place.
The Anti Corruption Court is today expected to pass its verdict in a case in which six men including former Permanent Secretary of the Local government ministry John Muhanguzi Kashaka are accused of having a role in the botched procurement deal of 70,000 bicycles meant to be used by village LC1 chairpersons ahead of the 2011 Presidential elections.
Court records indicate that he (Mr Onegi-Obel) allegedly carried out on behalf of NSSF, an illegal private business when he went into a joint venture with Mugoya Estates Ltd and made the Fund pay Shs8b without ensuring financial capability for the investment.
The army\'s lawyer Frederick Kangwamu informed court presided over by Brigadier Moses Sentongo Diba that investigations into the matter had been wound up and they were ready to try him on September 26.
The Guardian, a British paper recently reported that the alleged fraud was detected after Busoga Association claimed to have spent over 198 million shillings to hire consultants to make a bid for a donation from Comic relief.
Pastor Elijah Ssemugabi has been charged and remanded to Luzira Prison for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence. Pastor Ssemugabi, the founder of Christian Faith Centre in Nsambya, Kampala, was charged before Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate Araali Muhiirwa who remanded him till July 29 when he will reappear for bail application.
In his complaint filed on June 7 before the Constitutional Court, Dr Lukwago accuses the DPP of initiating criminal proceedings against him for not having performed his duties as accounting officer and yet he did not accord him a hearing, a move he says is an abuse of a legal process.
Eight senior public service officials accused of causing government a financial loss of over Shs165 billion in connection to creation of 2,605 ghost pensioners and their eventual payment, have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison.
Mr Muzamiru Basajjabalaba, a younger brother to prominent city businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba, has been charged in connection with uttering a forged consent judgment leading to the payment of Shs142 billion to HABA group of companies.
Mr Asubo also informed the court that he is now prosecuting the trio as a public prosecutor under the Director of Public Prosecutions following the Constitutional Court ruling that put a freeze on the Inspectorate of Government for not being fully constituted and could not prosecute the ministers.
Bank of Baroda has provided more information to the Criminal Investigations Department â€“ CID showing that businessman Godfrey Kirumira was directly involved in the fraudulent diversion of 190million shillings.
The summon is in relation to UGX 190m that was supposed to have been returned from Kiruhura District to the consolidated fund. But this money was diverted and ended up on Kirumiraâ€™s Bank of Baroda account. It was then withdrawn in three installments of UGX 125m, UGX 60m and UGX 5m.