Two Bank of Uganda (BoU) officials, Francis Kakeeto, 36 and Fred Vito Wanyama, 42 are bankers have been arraigned before the Anticorruption Court and charged with corruption and abuse of office in connection with the ongoing currency saga, now remanded to Luzira Prison until June 25.
The duo are employed as branch manager and assistant branch manager respectively, according to information tabled before presiding grade one magistrate, Albert Asiimwe.
They are accused of corruptly neglected to perform the said duty when they failed to refute and report the inclusion of unauthorized cargo on a plane fully chartered by Bank of Uganda.
According to prosecution, they llowed the inclusion of unauthorized cargo on a cargo on a cargo plane fully chartered by Bank of Uganda.
While on an assignment by their employer(B.O.U) to carry out pre-shipment inspection of printed currency in France, in abuse of their authority the duo did an arbitrary act prejudicial to the interest of their employer, Bank of Uganda.