By Mirembe Martina
Three officials have been interdicted in the pension scam and have been arraigned in court.
The three officials are the former Ministry of Public Service Permanent Secretary, Jimmy Lwamafa Commissioner Pensions, Stephen Kiwanuka-Kunsa, the Principal Accountant, Christopher Obey and the head of IT, Richard Lubega are accused of paying sh63b pensioners’ funds to ghost beneficiaries.
6 Crane Bank officials first arrested in relation to the sh63b pension scam which was paid to 1000 ghost pensioners. The alleged beneficiaries had accounts in Cairo International Bank. The arrested were the general manager operations, Muhammad Ahmad Tarek; his assistant, Ishaka Ssentongo; the compliance officer, Rahmah Mugeere, supervisor in charge of customer care, Grace Beinomugisha; the clerk in charge of data, Ismail Kizito and Abbey Kaddu, the authorizing officer.
Others who were named in the scam include David Oloka, Steven Lwanga, Peter Ssajabi, Isaac Ssentogo, Francis Lubega and Fred Tumusiime who were also arrested.m