March 2, 2024

Caught: Assistant Procurement Officer Arrested Red Handed Taking Bribe

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BUSHENYI

Police in Bushenyi have arrested the assistant procurement officer for Rubirizi district Izidol Saturday on allegations of corruption.

According to the affected person Eng. Timothy Muhwezi, he gave Saturday 3,880,000 shs and promised to give him a contract to build Kirugu Moslem Primary School in Katerera Rubirizi district.

Eng. Muhwezi told nettl media reporter that Saturday went to him on Tuesday morning asking for 300,000 shs so that he could give him a contract.

Muhwezi noted that the school is already built but Saturday has been continuously lying to him and that’s why he notified police which arrested him immediately.

Eng. Muhwezi added that the suspect has been transferred to Rubirizi police station which is the scene of crime.

Efforts to reach the police PRO Martial Tumusiime were futile as he was reportedly out of the office.

The Rubirizi district chairman Sylvester Agubanshongwire confirmed the arrest adding that he is waiting for details as the suspect is being transferred to Rubirizi from Bushenyi.

This is not the first case of corruption in Rubirizi; Doreen Tusiime the principal human resource officer was interdicted for creating ghost workers.

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