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Court slashes jail terms for Lwamafa, Kunsa in pension scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has upheld an order requiring three former employees of the Ministry of Public Service to compensate the government upon their conviction in the infamous pension scam. The three Jimmy Lwamafa, the former Permanent Secretary, Commissioner in Charge of Compensation  Stephen …

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Lawyer Kasango sentenced to 16 years in jail in pension case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has sentenced lawyer Bob Kasango (16 years) , former Public Service officials Jimmy Lwamafa (9), Christopher Obey (14) and Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa (9) in jail for theft of sh15 billion meant for pensioners. Lwamafa is a former Public Service Permanent Secretary, Obey a former …

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THIS WEEK: Judge denies pension scam convicts bail

THIS WEEK: Judge denies pension scam convicts bail Three former officials in the Ministry of Public Service will have to stay longer in prison after Judge Margret Tibulya of the anti-corruption court denied them bail. The trio – Christopher Obey for principal accountant, Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa former Director of Research …

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State asks pension scum convicts to first pay sh15 billion before bail

Court of Appeal’s Justice Steven Kavuma on Monday sent back three jailed former officials of Ministry of Public Service to Luzira prison until they will be alerted that their ruling on bail is ready. Former Permanent Secretary Jimmy Lwamafa, together with Principal Accountant Christopher Obey and Commissioner Compensation Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa Monday appeared …

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Jailed former PS Lwamafa applies for bail

Jailed former Ministry of Public Service Permanent Secretary Jimmy Lwamafa has applied for bail pending hearing of his appeal challenging the Anti-corruption Court decision that sentenced him to seven years imprisonment for mismanaging  pension money. Lwamafa, who was also ordered to jointly refund sh50 billion together with fellow convicts Christopher Obey …

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Obey and Kunsa apply for bail pending pension scam appeal

Two jailed former officials of Ministry of Public Service Christopher Obey and Steven Kiwanuka Kunsa have applied for bail pending hearing of their appeal challenging the Anti-corruption court decision, that sentenced them. Through Nsubuga-Mubiru and Company Advocates Obey, then Principal Accountant says he suffers from a serious medical condition that …

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Lwamafa, Obey and Kunsa run to Court of Appeal

Three jailed former officials of the Ministry of Public Service Jimmy Lwamafa, Christopher Obey and Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa have appealed the entire judgment and orders of the Anti-Corruption Court. Justice Lawrence Gidudu sentenced the officials on November 11 to seven, ten and five years in jail respectively after convicting  them on charges …

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PENSION SCAM: Lwamafa, Obey and Kunsa guilty

The Anti-corruption Court has ruled that the three former officials of Ministry of Public Service in the Pensions Scam case are guilty of causing a financial loss to government. Jimmy Lwamafa who was then Permanent Secretary, together with Christopher Obey then Principal Accountant and Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa then Commissioner Compensation Department, …

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Pension scam assessors ask court to acquit Lwamafa, Obey

The assessors in the corruption case against three jailed former officials of Ministry of Public Service accused of irregularly budgeting sh88 billion for NSSF and paying it to ghost pension pensioners, have advised the Anti-Corruption Court to find them innocent and acquit them of all charges. The accused, then Permanent …

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