MINISTER LUGOLOOBI REMANDED TO LUZIRA PRISON OVER KARAMOJA IRON SHEETS SCANDAL
By www.mknewslink.com reporter
State Minister for planning, Amos Lugoloobi has today been remanded to Luzira Prison today 17th April until April 20th when he’s expected to appear in court again following his arrest over Karamoja iron sheets scandal.
He was arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court presided over by the acting principal senior Grade One Magistrate, Mr Ebert Asiimwe and charged with two counts of dealing with suspect property contrary to Sections 21A of the Anti-Corruption Act (as amended).
Mr Lugoloobi was on Friday arrested in connection with the mismanagement of iron sheets meant for the Karachunas (youth warriors) in Karamoja.
He was reportedly heading to Entebbe International Airport when security operatives intercepted him on Friday before he was taken to Kira Division Police Station where he was detained through the weekend until today when he was arraigned in court.