Employee of land probe sent to jail over corruption

By Sania Babirye
An employee with the commission of inquiry into land matters working as a Statistician   has been  charged of corruption  by the anti corruption court.
Wilfred Nsubuga has appeared before Grade One Magistrate Peter Fred Lachomin and pleaded not guilty to three counts of  Abuse of  Office, Corruption and unauthorized Disclosure of Information contrary to  the Computer Misuse Act.
According to prosecution,  between February and July this 2018 ,  Nsubuga while in performance of his duties at the Land Probe Commission where he is charged with developing and managing the complaints Data Base, in abuse of his authority disclosed confidential information on  two file numbers registered at the Commission,  with the aim of helping the complainants to have their files expeditiously resolved in their favour, by the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters.
He has been remanded to luzira prison until the 26th of this week as investigations into the case continues according to a prosecutor from the IGGs office Thomas Okoth.