Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, 49 was charged with three counts of theft, forgery and uttering a false document.
The Gulu Grade One Magistrate Christine Turibamwe has remanded the
Gulu University Dean of Students over theft.
Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, 49 was charged with three counts of theft,
forgery and uttering a false document.
Court heard that on June 15 2020 at Centenary Bank in Gulu City
knowingly and fraudulently uttered a false document to wit a forged Centenary
Bank Gulu Branch withdrawal form of cash 3,550,000 Shillings in the names of
Goma Oil Ginnery and that he stole the money belonging to Mildred Anena Alou.
Mpora and Anena opened a joint business of a petrol station called
Goma Oil Ginnery in Koch-Goma Sub -County in Nwoya District. Mpora allegedly withdrew
the money fraudulently by forging Anena's signature.
He was arrested and released on bond on 23 July last year but
jumped the bond promoting police to launch a hunt for him only to be arrested
on Wednesday last week.
Mpora however pleaded not guilty for all three counts and applied
for bail. Christine Turibamwe, the Gulu Grade One Magistrate denied him bail
and remanded him to Gulu Central Prison until April 15 when he will again
appear before the court.