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Police Yet to Receive Bakaleke's Arrest Warrant :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Police Yet to Receive Bakaleke's Arrest Warrant

Last week, the Anti-Corruption Court Grade one Magistrate Moses Nabende issued a warrant of arrest to Bakaleke for failing to respect two criminal summons that were directing him to appear in court over fraud, abuse of office and kidnap charges.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Siraje Bakaleke

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The police are yet to receive a warrant of arrest against senior police officer Siraje Bakaleke.

Last week, the Anti-Corruption Court Grade one Magistrate Moses Nabende issued a warrant of arrest to Bakaleke for failing to respect two criminal summons that were directing him to appear in court over fraud, abuse of office and kidnap charges.

The warrant of arrest was issued at the request of State Attorney Harriet Ongom.

The other suspects are;  Paul Wanyoto Mugoya, Nabeta Samuel Mulowooza, the Managing Director Eye Power Engineering Company and Police Officers Robert Munezero, Innocent Nuwagaba, Robert Ray Asiimwe, Junior Amanya, Babu Gastavas and Kenneth Zirintuusa.

Prosecution alleges that the group extorted US$ 1.5million (about Shillings 1.4 billion) from Park Seunghoon and Jang Shingu Un, both South Korean nationals who had come to Uganda to buy Gold early this year.

The group allegedly connived and arrested the South Koreans at Acacia mall where they were expected to meet their lawyer, Paul Wanyoto.

On Friday, the Deputy Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said that police has not yet received any warrant of arrest.

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He noted that Police has handled many complicated cases than that of Bakaleke adding that the investigators to do their work.

Bakaleke's lawyer Sarah Nakachwa says that she last talked to her client two days ago. She, however, adds that she cannot ascertain the whereabouts of Bakaleke.  

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