Mbarara Regional Blood Bank Staff Arraigned Before The Anti-Corruption Court For Falsely Earning Teachers' Salary

Mbarara regional blood bank staff arraigned before the anti-corruption court for falsely earning teachers' salary
Appeared on: 28 May 2021

A Blood Donor Recruitment Officer with Mbarara Regional Blood Bank has been arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court on charges of Causing government a financial loss of over 40 million shillings.

Prosecution led by Inspectorate Officer, Phillip Munaaba, alleges that 50-year-old Emmanuel Mugarura, knowing that his actions would cause loss to his employer, continued to draw a salary from the consolidated fund purporting to be a secondary school teacher whereas not.

He is said to have committed the offence between February 2007 and June 2014 in which he falsely obtained 42,398,206shs.

He however denied the charges before Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende, who granted him bail on orders that he deposits a cash bail of 2.5mshs, while his sureties sign a noncash bond of 20mshs and ensure that the accused Mugarura returns to Court on 11th June, 2021 as investigations into his case continue.