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Moyo Chief Finance Officer Arrested, Released On Bail Over Bribery

It is alleged that on 30th, March 2020, at Kobil Petrol Station along Bombo Road Kampala, Drichi, gave gratification of 3.7 million shillings to a Senior Inspectorate Officer attached to Moyo regional office with intent to influence him to delay verification of accountabilities.


The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) today arrested and released on bail, Henry Drichi Madara, the Moyo District Chief Finance Officer over bribery allegations.

It is alleged that on 30th, March 2020, at Kobil Petrol Station along Bombo Road Kampala, Drichi, gave gratification of 3.7 million shillings to a Senior Inspectorate Officer attached to Moyo regional office with intent to influence him to delay verification of accountabilities.

The Inspectorate was at the time conducting investigations on alleged irregular compensation, non-accountability for funds by the District Engineer and irregular payment for fuel in Moyo District Local Government.

The Inspectorate said today that Drichi, 54, appeared before the Anti-Corruption court over bribery allegations contrary to Section 5 (a) (ii) of the Anti-Corruption Act 2009.

However, Drichi, 54, was arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court sitting in Kololo where he was granted bail after presenting sureties. The court adjourned the matter until 24th January 2022.

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