Former Amudat District Chairperson Sent  To Jail For Stealing Government Vehicle Parts

Former Amudat District Chairperson Sent To Jail For Stealing Government Vehicle Parts

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By Spy Uganda

Kampala: Former Amudat district LC5 Chairperson, Francis Kiyonga Adamson has been convicted and sentenced to 23 months and 14 days in jail for stealing wrecked government vehicle.

The development was confirmed by State House Anti-Corruption Unit noting that Grade One Magistrates’ Court in Matuga had convicted Adamson and ordered him to pay UGX 80 Million to Amudat district within six months of completing his sentence.

According to the Unit, Kiyonga was charged in 2021 with stealing and selling spare parts of a government vehicle, a double cabin pick-up truck registration number UG 0654, belonging to the Amudat District under the Youth Livelihood Programme.

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He stole it from Matugga Police Station and sold it in parts.

More About State House Anti Corruption Unit

The State House Anti Corruption Unit (SH-ACU) in one year, 2022, managed to recover Ugx35.484bn from corruption masters of this country, the annual report revealed.

The Unit also managed to arrest and arraign in court over 448 suspects. Among these, courts convicted 70 culprits including government accounting Officers, Executive Officers, managing directors, Secretaries of Commission, CAOs, and Town Clerks.

SH-ACU was established under Article 99(4) of the constitution of Uganda, which gives the President executive powers to either directly or indirectly perform his duties or through officers subordinate to him.

Launched on 10th December 2018, SH-ACU coordinates with all constitutionally mandated agencies to ensure a corruption-free country.

The Unit also acts as a link between H.E. the President, citizens, and Anti- Corruption agencies in relation to Anti-Corruption issues.

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