Rwampara: CDO arrested for corruption and extortion
Police in Rwampara are holding Didas Baguma, the Community Development Officer (CDO) Rweibogo Kibingo Town council, over Extortion of money from Parish Development Model Beneficiaries.
Baguma was arrested on Wednesday on orders of Robert Atuhairwe, the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Rwampara District following a tip off from the area residents who accused the suspect of soliciting bribes from PDM Beneficiaries during group registration.
Atuhairwe intimated to our reporter that upon arrest, Baguma accepted to have solicited bribes from the PDM beneficiaries in pretense of providing them group constitutions.
He added that Baguma further revealed to have solicited money amounting to UGX.34, 000 from every group.
Atuhairwe noted that Baguma is now detained at Nyeihanga Police Station where he will be taken to courts of law to answer charges of corruption and disrupting government programs.