Maj. Ninsiima Rwemijuma, the spokesperson for the Rwenzori-Bunyoro Veterans verification team explains that some of the required documents needed during the verification exercise include a discharge certificate, National identity card and bank statement among others.
In spite of releasing the funds timely, the Ministry says up to 119 billion meant for wage bill was returned unspent; gratuity 18.9 billion, pension 7.7 billion, non-wage recurrent 35.5 billion and 40.7 billion for development.
The ministry received an allocation of 31 billion Shillings, during the financial year 2017/2018, to clear pension arrears for employees of the defunct East African Airways (EAA). However, according to a report by the Auditor General, a total of 11.68 billion Shillings was not spent by the close of the financial year and was subsequently returned to the consolidated fund.
According to Mbadi, they also want parliament to review the compensation for disability attained in service and the time they retire after sustaining injuries and pension given to low ranking officers.
In her ruling on Monday evening, Sarah Langa, the Chief Magistrate of the Anti Corruption Court concurred with the defense counsels John Isabirye and Evans Ochieng saying that, prosecution had failed to produce a single witness to testify against the suspects.