A grade two magistrate attached to Nakawa chief magistrate court Agnes Napiyo has been charged with abuse of office and corruption at the anti corruption court
Napiyo appeared before grade one magistrate Amoko Payricia and pleaded not guilty to the two counts.
Prosecution led by Micah Luteete states that between 2nd of March 2017 and 8th of April 2017 at Nakawa chief Magistrates court, magistrate Napiyo corruptly solicited for one million shillings from a one Vincent Amam Egesa as an inducument to reverse a child custody ruling in his favor.
State further states that Napiyo went a head to abuse her authority of office and did an arbitrary act of receiving 700,000 shillings from the said Egesa.
She has however been granted a 500000 cash bail.
The case has been adjourned to the 27th of April 2017 for mention of the case.