Ibanda district official arrested over embezzlement of ugx28m

By Aaron Ainomugisha

apearlnews.com

Regional Inspectorate Officer Mbarara Mr. Oketch Fredrick has confirmed the arrest of Ezra Nimusiima,50,the current senior treasurer/finance officer Igorora town council Ibanda district for embezzlement and causing loss of ugx 28,976,300 to government.

Ezra committed the case when he was serving in the same capacity in 2018/19 in Ishongororo town council when he received the money in form of local revenue but didn’t bank it.

According to IGG’s office, he admitted that he committed the offense and he was arrested when he appeared at IGG’s office Mbarara.

Oketch confirmed the arrest saying that Ezra is expected to appear in anti-corruption court Kampala tomorrow, Thursday, March 25,2021