June 18, 2024

Anti-Corruption court to hear corruption case against Apac district staff

By Voice of Lango Editorial (editor@vol.co.ug)

Apac

The Anti-Corruption court has begun hearing a case of corruption against staff of Apac district, relating to loss of 400 million shillings.

The session led by the court judge lady justice, Jane Okuo will last three days, starting today.

The matter was adjourned in February to April 2023 after the state prosecutor prayed for more time to gather more witnesses in the matter.

The court judge Jane Okuo tasked the three witnesses in the case to appear before court at Apac Kololo in Kampala today where the case is being heard.

The Chief Administrative Officer of Apac Geoffrey Okaka said he was ready to appear in court.

The suspects are accused of irregularly paying 19 civil servants in June 2021 with over 400 million shillings.

The suspects include; the former district CAO Micheal Wanje, former district education officer, Sam Atim, CFO-Ekwang Paul, Senior accounting officer, Ebong Patrick and Tom Adoko the human resource officer.