A grade two magistrate attached to Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court Agnes Napiyo has been charged before the Anti-Corruption Court with two counts of corruption and abuse of office.
Napiyo appeared before grade one magistrate Patricia Amoko and denied the allegation.
Court heard that between March 2, 2017 and April , 2017 at Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court, Napiyo corruptly solicited for sh1 million and received sh700,000 from a one Vincent Amam Egesa as an inducement to reverse a child custody ruling in his favor.
Napiyo has been granted bail of sh500,000 cash and ordered to return to court on April 27, 2017 for mention of the case. According to State Attorney Micah Luteete investigations in this case are still on going.
— NBS Television (@nbstv) April 8, 2017