Apac Official Remaned over Embezzlement

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Bob Odongo, the sub accountant of Ayer Sub County in Apac district has appeared in court for embezzling 11.5 million shillings. Odongo appeared yesterday before Gerald Sekagya, the Apac Grade one magistrate. He was charged with nine counts of Forgery, Corruption, and Embezzlement of public funds. Odongo, pleaded not guilty to the charges. Andrew Gawaya, the state prosecutor told court that the accused committed the offence between April 2007 and September 2008. He reportedly forged the signature of the sub county chief to enable him draw, the money from the sub county Naads and LGDP accounts. Magistrate Gerald Sekagya remanded the accused and advised him to ask for bail in high court.


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