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Rwampara: Police arrests CAO and Production Officer over PDM funds

Police in Rwampara has arrested the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) together with the Production Officer (PO) over embezzling Ugx35m meant for facilitating the Parish Development Model (PDM).

According to Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, the arrested are identified as Steven Rubeihayo-CAO and Athanasios Gumisiriza-PO.

Kasasira also said that the suspects were arrested yesterday 13th September, after the PDM Secretariat directed RDC Rwampara district-Asiimwe Jane Muhindo in conjunction with Police to have the duo arrested.

Richard Owomugasho, the Rwampara district LCV chairperson revealed that over 7.8million shillings that was meant for PDM which the CAO claims was stuck in Kinoni, Kiruhura can’t been traced.

The suspects are currently detained at Nyeihanga Rwampara Police station as investigations are still ongoing.

Rubeihayo and Gumisiriza have fallen victims of misusing Ugx 35m meant for the mobilization of households, sensitization and data collection of PDM program.  

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