It is alleged that Kembabazi verbally gave directives after she had personally stormed the offices and threatened to take action against the Human Resource Officers if they failed to abide by the instructions she claimed to have gotten from the fountain of honor.
President Museveni's Assistant Private Secretary Caroline Kembabazi appearing at Buganda Road Court on Thursday.
Buganda Road Magistrates Court has remanded a Private Secretary to
President Yoweri Museveni on charges of giving false information to officials of the
Carolin Kembabazi, 31, a
resident of Kireka in Kiira Division of Wakiso District on Thursday
afternoon appeared before Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu who
read to her the charges.
The Prosecution alleges that
Kembabazi used her position and lied to the Human Resource Officers at
the Electoral Commission that Museveni had assigned her to tell the
officials to give jobs to three of her relatives to be deployed as
Assistant District Registrars which was not true.
The three are: Kenneth Magezi, Duncan Muramuzi and Elia Abomeire.
to the evidence before the court, the State contends that Kembabazi
committed the said offenses between November and December, 2020 at the
Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala.
But the composed
looking Kembabazi denied the charges and attempted to apply for bail but
her application couldn't be entertained due to limited time.
result, the State Attorney Elizabeth Nandala asked court to adjourn
the matter adding that inquiries are complete and therefore a hearing
date should be set.
Accordingly, Kamasanyu remanded Kembabazi up to January 6 2021 when the hearing will commence.
to the reports from the State House Anti Corruption Unit which
arrested Kembabazi, her troubles started when one of the senior Staff
in the Human Resource department at the Electoral Commission asked for
their intervention saying that she had intimidated and pressurized
them to give jobs to her relatives.
It is alleged that Kembabazi
verbally gave directives after she had personally stormed the offices
and threatened to take action against the Human Resource Officers if
they failed to abide by the instructions she had got from the fountain
As a result, the detectives attached to Lt Col Edith
Nakalema's led State House Anti Corruption Unit went to EC offices from
where they reportedly found Kembabazi grilling the Human Resource
She was immediately arrested and later released on
police bond that day until her re-arrest this morning when she had
returned to comply with bond conditions.