Police together with the State House Anti-Corruption Unit have arraigned before court two Kasese District officials on charges of abuse of office and causing financial loss.
The two appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court on Monday, 30 January 2023, where they were charged and remanded.
They are; former Kasese CAO Masereka Amis Asuman and the Principal Human Resource Officer Bihanikire Samson.
The duo are alleged to have irregularly reinstated six teachers who resigned from teaching service and joined politics for 10 years.
The teachers were reinstated back to service, deployed in different schools and have been earning salary thus causing government financial Loss of over UGX20m
The Auditor General (AG) ranks top in recovering money pilfered by public officials followed by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU) with the Inspectorate of Government coming third on that yardstick.
The three agencies, which are frontline anti-graft soldiers, combined over the past three years got back into state coffers about Shs241b taken out by bureaucrats, according to a scorecard released in December.
The report shows that the Office of the Auditor General headed by Mr John Muwanga recovered Shs179b from botched corruption schemes.
The scorecard of the key achievements of the anti-corruption entities covers the period from July 2020 to-date and the findings were released ahead of December’s celebration of the International Anti-Corruption Day.
According to the report, the Auditor General carried out 6,763 financial compliance, 23 value-for-money, 101 specialised engineering, 85 forensic, and nine Information Technology (IT) audits during the reviewed period.