Nabweru Prosecutor Charged With Corruption

Anti-corruption grade one magistrate Sarah Namusobya has charged Simon Kigwana, a state prosecutor attached to Nabweru Chief Magistrates Court with corruption offences.

According to prosecution, on May 14th 2019 at the Nabweru court in Kawempe Division, Kigwana directly solicited for a gratification of 6million shillings for himself from a one Odavious Kasumba and Zam Ndagire, in exchange for him to object to a bail application of one Abdul Jaggwe charged with the offence of threatening violence.

Court also heard that on May 15th Kigwana received Shs. 200,000 out of 6million.

On being read the two counts of corruption, the suspect pleaded not guilty

He was informed of his right to apply for bail which he did through his lawyers who presented to court sureties

The court as such released him on a cash bail of 1million shillings and ordered him to return to court after two weeks for mentioning of his case.

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