Police Arrest Top Local Government Engineer Over Shs1bn


sale geneva; font-size: small;”>Eng John Mbadwe is currently detained at the Special Investigations Unit of Police in Kireka suburb pending investigations into how he accepted money from the Ministry of Works for a project that had earlier been catered for by Local Government.

look geneva; font-size: small;”>Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Ibin Ssenkumbi said he was not aware of the arrest but referred this website to Deputy Police Spokesperson, this site Vincent Ssekate, who was not readily available for comment.

Multiple intelligence sources said Mbadwe has since Tuesday been at SIU where he is being interrogated for reportedly messing up the Community Agriculture Infrastructure Improvement Programme (CAIIP).

With Mbadwe as its main coordinator, the project was put in place to increase agricultural productivity and hence rural household incomes through investment in infrastructure.

CAIIP’s main objectives were to support rural road improvement, sub county market structure improvement, rural electrification of markets and community mobilization and capacity building.

The arrest comes at a time when Police have finalized investigating high profile corruption cases in the office of the Prime Minister and Public Service Ministry that have shook the country.


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