Ministry of East African Affairs official arrested on charges of embezzlement

Ministry of East African Affairs official arrested on charges of embezzlement


By Daniel Muwanguzi, Kampala

The IGG today  arrested and charged a Ministry of East African Affairs official with embezzlement of ugx 550million.

Mr. Kirya Faisal (40), the Senior Assistant Secretary in Ministry of East African Community Affairs was charged at the anti corruption Court with alleged embezzlement of over UGX 500 million.

H.W Sarah Namusobya presided over the matter. matters during the Financial Year 2014/2015, while performing his duties with Ministry of Local Government in the same capacity, the accused official abused his office and diverted UGX 528,303,012 to pay for various activities unrelated to those for which they were intended.

The money was meant for executing various activities in the country under the Ministry of Local Government but was misused by the accused; an arbitrary act prejudicial to the interests of his employer.

Mr. Kirya denied the charges 

HW Sarah Namusobya granted the accused a cash bail of UGX 20 million and his sureties bonded UGX 200 million not cash. Court has been adjourned to 29th July, 2022 for mention of the case.


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Ministry of East African Affairs official arrested on charges ofembezzlement


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