Courts convicts former Minister Kabafunzaki for corruption

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Courts convicts former Minister Kabafunzaki for corruption.

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Justice Margret Tibulya of the Anti-corruption court has convicted Hon Herbert Kabafunzaki the former for Labour Minister for corruption and ordered him to pay a fine of Shs10 million or serve three years in prison.

Kabafunzaki who is a former MP for Rukiga County was also barred from holding public office for a period of 10 years as a punishment for misuse of office.

He was charged with two counts of corruption contrary to section 2 (a) and 26 of the Anti-Corruption Act 2009 and one count of conspiracy contrary to section 390 of the penal code Act.

Kabafunzaki was arrested on April 8, 2017 for allegedly accepting a bribe of 10 million Shillings.

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