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Amudat LC5 boss charged, remanded for stealing Gov’t vehicle

Prosecution alleges that on May 24, 2017, while at Matugga Police Station in Wakiso, Mr Kiyonga stole a wreckage of a double cabin pick-up truck belonging to Amudat District under the Youth Livelihood Programme.

AMUDAT DISTRICT | UGANDA: Amudat District chairperson, Mr. Adamson Francis Kiyonga has been remanded for allegedly stealing a motor vehicle meant for the office.

Kiyonga appeared before the magistrate’s court in Matugga, Wakiso District on Thursday and was remanded to Kasangati Prison until March 31 when he will reappear for the hearing of his bail application.

“You are hereby remanded. Court will hear your bail application on Wednesday (next week),” Magistrate Latif Abubaker Nakibinge ruled.

Case Background

Prosecution alleges that on May 24, 2017, while at Matugga Police Station in Wakiso, Mr Kiyonga stole a wreckage of a double cabin pick-up truck belonging to Amudat District under the Youth Livelihood Programme. The motor vehicle had been allocated to Amudat by the Office of the Prime Minister but was involved in an accident.

Mr Kiyonga was arrested by detectives from the State House Anti-Corruption Unit on Wednesday. He was arrested while attending a conference in Entebbe.

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