MP Nandutu corruption saga deepens

Former Minister and also Bududa District Woman MP is accused of diverting 2000 pieces of iron sheets Iron Sheets meant for Karamoja Community Empowerment Programs.

MP Nandutu corruption saga deepens
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The Anti-Corruption Court has issued Criminal Summons to John Wetanga,  the Farm Manager to  the former State Minister for Karamoja Affairs Agnes Nandutu; ordering him to appear  on July ,1st, 2024  and testify against his boss in the iron sheet case .

Former Minister and also Bududa District Woman MP is accused of diverting 2000 pieces of iron sheets Iron Sheets meant for Karamoja Community Empowerment Programs.

Prosecution states that  Wetanga is a credible witness  who was present during a search  at –  Kkola Cell  Bulwanyi Parish in  Mukono District  on 24th/ March/2023  where Police recovered  1,617 iron sheets from  Nandutu’s Farm House.

However, according to Prosecution’s David Bisamunyu, the said Witness John Wetanga has refused to come to court to testify.

Bisamunyu informed presiding Judge Jane Okuo Kajuga that he is remaining with three more Prosecution Witnesses to close his case against Nandutu.

The pending witnesses are, the Investigating Officer Jennifer Nakatudde who is nursing an operation having given birth by ceaserian; and John Wetanga who has become elusive.

It is against this background that Justice Kajuga advised Prosecution to use the available means under the Law to have the said witness compelled; and Bisamunyu applied to Court Wetanga  summoned.

So far eight Prosecution Witnesses have testified against Nandutu.

Nandutu  is battling charges of Dealing with suspect property of 2000 iron sheet she allegedly received from the Prime Minister’s Office at Namanve stores in Mukono District in June/2022.

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