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University Dean remanded to Prison over forgery charges

Mpora allegedly withdrew the money from Centenary Bank Gulu branch by forging Anena’s signature.

GULU CITY – The Dean of Students at Gulu University, Mr. Christopher Mwetwage Mpora, has been remanded to Gulu central prison after being charged with crimes of forgery, theft and fraudulently uttering a false document for monetary gains.

Appearing before Gulu Grade one Magistrate Christine Turibamwe on Wednesday, It was it was reported that Mpora allegedly obtained Shs3.55m belonging to Mildred Anena Alou by falsification and forgery of documents.

Court heard that Mpora and Anena had opened a joint business of a petrol station called Goma Oil Ginnery, in Koch-Goma Sub County in Nwoya district, however, Mpora allegedly withdrew the money from Centenary Bank Gulu branch by forging Anena’s signature.

He was arrested and released on bond on 23 July last year, but jumped the bond promoting police to launch a hunt for him only to be arrested on Wednesday last week.

Mpora however pleaded not guilty for all three counts and applied for bail. The Magistrate denied him bail and remanded him to Gulu central prison until April 15 when he will again appear before the court.

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