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KAKUMIRO SUB COUNTY CHIEF ARRESTED OVER EMBEZZLEMENT

Emmanuel Kasibante is alleged to have misused over 128million which was allocated for ex-glacier and corona virus funds.

By Chris M Bruno

KAKUMIRO: Police in Kakumiro are detaining Kijanji sub-county Chief over allegations of misusing public funds and abuse of office.

ASP Edgar Kolaigye, the District Police Commander {DPC} Kakumiro has identified the suspect as Emmanuel Kasibante.

Addressing the press Thursday afternoon at Kakumiro police headquarters, the DPC said his arrest followed complaints from the public on how government funds were being misused.

The state minister for transport Hon Fred Byamukama recently directed police to arrest Emmanuel Kasibante.

The police officer has also warned all civil servants to use the funds allocated to the district appropriately. He also warned to arrest anyone who will fail to use the funds properly.

Speaking to ugreports.com in his office, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kakumiro District Fredrick Byekwaso confirmed the arrest of Emmanuel Kasibante.

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‘’Special auditing in Kijanji sub-county is ongoing to ascertain how the money for councillors and corona virus funds were used,’’ he said.

Meanwhile, the state minister for transport who doubles as Member of Parliament for Bugangaizi west Hon Fred Byamukama says people have been complaining over misuse of government fund in Kijanji sub-county

The politician has warned civil servants to stop misusing taxpayer’s money.

Emmanuel Kasibante is alleged to have misused over 128million which was allocated for ex-glacier and corona virus funds.

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