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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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CID probes local government ministry, UPPC over UGX 500M for security stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID is investigating the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation-UPPC and Ministry of Local Government-MoLG over Shillings 500million that was meant for the supply of security stamps to LC I and LC II chairpersons. According to highly placed sources at the CID headquarters, …

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CID recovers UGX 600M from UPPC investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID have recovered Shillings 600milllion believed to have been siphoned from the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation-UPPC. The money is part of the Shillings 3 billion embezzled from the government-owned corporation through a fictitious Commission agent. CID Spokesperson Charles Twine says that the …

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How teachers were duped into paying loans they never acquired

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Department has identified cases of fraud and forgeries by managers of saving schemes that were meant to benefit from the teachers revolving fund. These were unearthed as part of the investigations into the embezzlement of 11 out of the 25 billion Shillings …

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