Chief Magitrates Summoned Over UGX1.5M Bribe

The Anti-corruption court in Kololo has summoned the Ntungamo Court Chief Magistrate Richard Ndangwa to appear and respond to charges that he solicited UGX 1. 5million from 3 accused persons, case promising to deliver a judgment in their favor

The   criminal summons against Ndangwa are ordering him to appear in court on 12th July and plead to corruption charges and abuse of office

Prosecution led by the Inspectorate of Government alleges that Ndangwa unlawfully received a 1.5 million shillings bribe from Bernard Tibakyenga and 2 of his other co-accused persons in May this year.

The money prosecution says was part of the 5 million shillings that Magistrate Ndangwa had solicited earlier in March from the three men as an inducement for a judgment in their favor.

Fellow magistrate Peter Lochamin has signed the summons requiring Ndangwa to appear before him next month and answer to the above charges.

Before being promoted to chief magistrate last year , link Ndangwa worked for a long time as a Grade two magistrate at the City Hall Court in Kampala.



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