Col Shaban Bantariza Jailed


Media Centre boss, medical Ofwono Opondo confirmed Bantariza was on Monday arrested by officials from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence before being detained at Officers’ Mess in Kololo.

“Bantariza faces charges of fraud and abuse of office, medical ” Opondo said today.

This was after UPDF completed its investigations into misuse of funds at NALI.

Chimpreports understands Bantariza has today afternoon been charged before the General Court Martial chaired by Brig. Ddiba Ssentongo.

Prosecution alleges he received the tractor but claimed he had bought it at Shs67m yet it belonged to the institute.

He was remanded at Makindye Prison.

The development comes as a shock considering that Bantariza was recently appointed as a senior official at the media centre which falls under the docket of President’s office.


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