Ex-State Prosecutor Convicted Over Corruption: Faces UGX 7M Fine & 10-Year Gov’t Service Ban


KAMPALA – Yesterday, the Anti-Corruption Court convicted and sentenced Kigwana Simon, a former State Prosecutor in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, on two counts of corruption.

In 2019, Kigwana was apprehended by the Anti-Corruption State House Unit in collaboration with the Uganda Police.

His arrest came after he sought a gratification of UGX 6M from court users (wananchi) to influence bail objection in a criminal case at Nabweru Chief Magistrate’s Court.

As a consequence of his actions, Kigwana has been fined UGX 7M and is prohibited from working for the government for the next 10 years.

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