BoU Security Assistants charged with Negligence, remanded to Luzira Prison

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent

Two Bank of Uganda security personnel have been charged with negligence leading to the disappearance of closed banks documents.
Ms Beatrice Kyambadde and Charles Mollo appeared before City Hall Court in Kampala on Tuesday and charged with negligence before they were remanded to Luzira Prison until December 6.

This was after prosecution told court that police investigation is not yet complete.

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Bank of Uganda security assistant has been charged with negligence leading to the disappearance of closed banks documents.
Ms Beatrice Kyambadde appeared before City Hall Court in Kampala on Tuesday and charged with negligence before she was remanded to Luzira Prison until December 6.

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A prison warder escorts Bank of Uganda security assistant Ms Beatrice Kyambadde (L) to court where she was charged with negligence on December 4, 2018. Inset is Ms Kyambadde before Cosase on November 30, 2018. 

The two were arrested last Thursday alongside the bodyguard and driver of former BoU executive director for Supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda on orders of the parliamentary committee investigating the closure of commercial banks.

Ms Kyambadde and Mr Mollo, the BoU security personnel, who were manning the access points that former BoU executive director for Supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda used, were arrested last Thursday on orders of parliamentary committee investigating the closure of commercial banks for negligence because they allegedly allowed her in and out without conducting the requisite checks as spelt out in the BoU security manual.

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Bank of Uganda security assistant Ms Beatrice Kyambadde (L) and her relatives react after court proceedings on December 4, 2018.

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The two were arrested alongside the bodyguard and driver of former BoU executive director for Supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda on orders of the parliamentary committee investigating the closure of commercial banks.

The MPs also ordered the arrest of Ms Juliet Adikot (bodyguard) and Mr Job Turyahabwe (driver) after the duo gave contradicting testimonies to the committee in relation to Ms Bagyenda’s itinerary on the day three bags were returned to the central bank on February 10, 2018.

BoU security officer Charles Mollo at City Hall Court on December 4, 2018

Ms Kyambadde and Mr Mollo were keeping the access gates that the former BoU executive director for Supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda used to take out bags suspected to be carrying bank documents. They were arrested last Thursday on orders of MP Abdu Katuntu, the Chairman of parliamentary committee investigating the closure of commercial banks.

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Ms Adikot and Mr. Turyahabwe last week gave contradicting testimonies to the committee in relation to Ms Bagyenda’s movements on the day three bags were returned. The two were captured by CCTV cameras felling out bags into Bagyenda’s car. Ms Adikot caused drama in parliament when she said police’s standing orders do not permit her to give any information to any authority.

 

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