David Agaba Kwebangira, the LC V councilor of Kebisoni sub-county in Rukungiri district is in trouble for allegedly
obtaining money by the false presence and promoting corruption.
Kwebangira, who is in
custody at Rukungiri
police station allegedly obtained Shillings 2 million from Talent Akampurira,30, a
resident of Rutooma A village in Ibanda Parish, Nyarushanje Sub-county to help her secure a job
a parish chief.
According to Akampurira, Kwebangira assured her that he would pass over the money to Rukungiri District Service Commission officials to ensure
she secured the job.
Akampurira says that she was however shocked when her
name didn’t appear on
the list of those short-listed to appear for interviews, which prompted her to report the matter
to police after failing to an answer from the councilor.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says that police swung in action and picked up
the councilor on Wednesday evening as investigations into the matter are ongoing.