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Rubirizi DHO, health inspector arrested over embezzlement

Rubirizi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rubirizi District Health Officer Dr. Tibenda Sete, and the District Health Inspector Jennifer Kyarimpa, have been arrested by the office of the Inspector of Government. The two officials are accused of allegedly presenting false accountability and causing financial loss to the government of over 105 …

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Bukwo engineer, road inspector in trouble for alleged embezzlement

Bukwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Bukwo district engineer George Festo Limo, and road inspector Isaac Mangusho, are behind police bars for alleged theft of Shillings 200million under the Road Fund. Police picked up the duo from Bukwo district headquarters where they had barricaded themselves on Sunday evening to …

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Tororo municipal officials probed over mismanagement of road fund

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate in Bukedi is investigating three officials of Tororo municipal council over allegations of embezzlement of funds. The officials include Mayor Kennedy Orono Nyapidi, the town clerk Paul Omoko, and Municipal Engineer Francis Okema. On Tuesday, the officials were summoned over allegations of …

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Dr. Baterana charged with embezzlement, abuse of office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have preferred charges of fraudulent accounting, abuse of office, embezzlement and causing financial loss to the government against Dr. Baterana Byarugaba, the executive director of Mulago National Referral Hospital. According to the State House Health Monitoring Unit, the above crimes were committed in …

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Nabilatuk RDC orders arrest of sub county chief over alleged embezzlement

Nabilatuk, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Resident District Commissioner of Nabilatuk district Milton Odongo, has directed police to investigate the sub county chief of Lorengedwat, Paul Sagal for alleged embezzlement and abuse of office. The directive follows allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the Uganda Road Fund, part of the …

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IGG arrests Butebo CAO, Rubirizi human resource officer over embezzlement

Butebo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Butebo district Chief Administrative Officer James Luyimba, and the Rubirizi principal human resource officer Doreen Tusiime, have been arrested by the office of the Inspectorate of Government. The two are accused of abuse of office, embezzling funds, and causing financial loss to the government. Luyimba …

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Two arrested in Mbarara city for alleged embezzlement of DDEG funds

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Mbarara is holding two city officials on allegations of embezzlement of the Discretionary Development Equalization Grant-DDEG funds. The funds were released in September 2020 during the 2020/21 financial year. The two officials were arrested on Wednesday on the orders of the Mbarara City …

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Apac district officials under probe for alleged embezzlement of UGX400m

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is investigating seven Apac district officials on allegations of embezzling 400 million shillings. Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson has identified the suspects as Ekwang Tonny Paul, Apac Chief Financing Officer, Edoko Tom, the human resource officer, Sam Otim, the District Education …

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CID investigating Kitagwenda district officials over missing UGX 200M for road works

Kitagwenda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is investigating Kitagwenda district officials on allegations of embezzling 200 million shillings meant for the maintenance of a one-kilometre road. URN has seen a general inquiry file-GEF 684/2021, where unidentified officials are accused of embezzlement, causing financial loss and abuse of …

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