3 Staff of Uganda Micro Finance Support Centre charged for embezzling Teachers’ 10.8BN shs

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The Anti-corruption Court today charged 3 Micro Finance Support Centre staff for embezzling 10.8BN SHS; File Photo

Four people including three Uganda Micro Finance Support Centre Staff and a Teacher have been charged before the Anti-corruption Court on charges of embezzlement and conspiracy to defraud government of 10.8BN Shillings which was a loan fund H.E The President of Uganda gave Teachers in 2011 as a grant.

It is alleged that between November 2019 and August 2020, while in performance of their duties, the Executive Director John Peter Mujuni, the Head Finance and Administration Mwebembezi John together with Birungi Julia the assistant credits officer, stole the 10.8BN shs the property of government.

The Teacher, Asiimwe Joan Baryaruha, is alleged to have conspired with the three Staff of Uganda Micro Finance Support Centre to defraud Government of the said money.

The four were arraigned before Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende and have pleaded not guilty to the allegation.

Prosecution’s Baine Stanley has informed court that investigations in this case are not yet complete and applied for an adjournment to another date.

The accused persons through their Lawyers are now applying for bail.

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