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Museveni directs state house to take action over karamoja iron sheet scandal.

Uganda Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga has said that H.E. President Yoweri Museveni has directed an expeditious inquiry into allegations of theft of iron sheets and other relief items, that were meant for the Karamoja region, following increased complaints from the intended beneficiaries and other concerned citizens.
Enanga says in line with the above, the Director of Public Prosecution using her Constitutional powers has directed CID to work jointly with SH/ACU to expeditiously conduct a criminal investigation into the matter.
The task will be handled by a joint team comprised of officers from DPP, CID and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit.
”The joint team shall expand on the preliminary inquiries so far conducted and further liaise with IGG and Parliament on the same matter,” says Enanga, ”The team shall interact with all the concerned personalities to ensure an expeditious investigation.”
Enanga further clarifies, ”the directive further demonstrates the commitment of the Government to fight corruption in our country. More progressive updates will be shared accordingly.”

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