14 December 2012

Uganda: Akankwasa's Wife Gets Three Years for Stealing Sh900 Million

The wife of former National Forestry Authority (NFA) boss, Damian Akankwasa, has been handed a three-year prision sentence for theft of sh900m that belonged to her husband and his two brothers.

Juliet Katusiime was on Thursday found guilty of theft and uttering false documents by City Hall Court magistrate Juliet Hatanga .

Prosecution told court that Katusiime falsely held a membership card for KCCC-Empowerment SACCO Limited that purportedly belonged to Annet Basemera.

She was convicted together with her two co-accused - Maj. Godfrey Kyomuhendo and David Ssebuliba

Copyright © 2012 New Vision. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.