LIRA: The State House Anti-Corruption Unit in liaison with Police has arraigned Francis Ateng, the former Principal Assistant Secretary Lira, Ministry of Lands Zonal Office on charges of fraudulent Procurement of certificate of title, forgery, and uttering a false document on Uganda Railways Corporation land in Lira.
He is charged with three others who are still at large.
The investigation followed a directive issued earlier this year by H.E President Yoweri K. Museveni to the unit to investigate corruption-related allegations at Uganda Railways Corporation.
Upon conclusion of the investigations by the Unit and submission of a report to H.E the President, In a letter dated October 3, 2022, The President directed among others that all people who were behind the attempt to steal Uganda Railways Corporation Land in Lira be prosecuted. Ateng has been remanded.