By Sania Babirye
The land commission of inquiry chair Justice Catherine Bamugemeire has ordered for the immediate arrest of the senior registrar of titles in the ministry of lands and urban development Lwera Atalo Bwogere for issuing titles in wetlands.
Atalo who was appearing before the seven member commission was arrested and taken to Wandegeya police station after justice Catherine Bamugemeire accused her of giving contradicting evidence regarding issuing of land titles in wetlands especially in Wakiso district.
On Thursday, the commission discovered that land titles were issued in Kijabijo wetland under her order however Atolo angered justice Catharine Bamugemeire when she alleged that she was not aware that the land was a wetland while she was issuing the said land titles.
37 year old Atalo has been working in the ministry for the past 12 years and before she became a senior registrar of titles she was stationed at Wakiso district.
The said titles are said to have been issued between 20th January 2016 to 8th February same year.