Post Bank Uganda officials under investigation by State House Anti-Corruption Unit

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Acting on credible information, State House Anti-Corruption Unit headed by Lt. Col Edith Nakalema, in liaison with the Criminal Investigation Directorate of Uganda Police, on Friday carried out a special investigation on Post Bank Uganda over abuse of office.

The unit said in a statement on Saturday the investigation was being conducted with other investigative bodies.
“On Friday 5th April 2019, following credible information, the State House Anti-Corruption Unit acting under Article 99 (4) of the Constitution of Uganda, in liaison with the Criminal Investigation Directorate acting under Article 120 (3) (a) and the Office of the Auditor General acting under Article 163 (3), carried out a special investigation on Post Bank Uganda,” said Lt Col Edith Nakalema who heads the anti-corruption unit.

“The matter under investigation is for abuse of office and a number of senior bank personnel are under investigation. Bank operations remain uninterrupted,” says the statement.

It adds: “This investigation is being carried out in consultation with Bank of Uganda and Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. Further updates will be provided in due course.”

 

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