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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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Pension scam suspects to remain in jail till case disposal

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Anti-Corruption Court Judge Margret Tibulya has maintained that the three convicted former officials of Ministry of Public Service will not stand trial while coming from home. The judge took the decision Friday by denying bail to former Permanent Secretary Jimmy Lwamafa, Principal Accountant  Christopher Obey …

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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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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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