KANUNGU SENIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER ARRESTED OVER MISSING UGX 77.3 MILLIONS
By Ambrose Kweronda
The kanungu district senior accounts assistant officer Charles Mugisha has been arrested for allegedly embezzling 77.3 million shillings.
Mugisha was arrested on wednesday by detectives from the Inspectorate of Government led by Sam Agaba, the IG in charge of Kigezi region.
Mugisha is alleged to have mismanaged 10.268 million shillings meant to pay civil servants.
According to investigations show that Mugisha withdrew the money from the district bank account.
Mugisha is also accused of knowingly issuing false receipts purporting to have received 67.052 million shillings meant to facilitate various activities related to the ebola disease fight instead of 218.840 million that was released by the government between may 1 and june 30, 2019.
Sam Agaba, the Inspector General of Government in charge of the Kigezi region says that Mugisha will be transferred to kampala and appear before the anti-corruption court.