Rwampara DHO arrested over forgery
Rwampara district health officer, Dr Allan Twesigomwe has been arrested over allegations of forgery and mismanagement of funds meant for Village Health Team (VHTs) activities and primary health care funds.
Twesigomwe was arrested on Monday evening by the office of the Rwampara Resident District Commissioner and is currently detained at Nyeihanga Police station, pending investigations.
Jane Muhindo, the Rwampara Resident District Commissioner revealed that Twesigomwe’s arrest followed several reports from the chief administrative officer (CAO) to have him investigated.
Muhindo narrates that the DHO has on several occasions manipulated and exaggerated the number of Health Center IIs in the district noting that the district has 29 parishes while Twesigomwe claimed and fed the Ministry of Health with 40 parishes.
Muhindo noted that they have in the meantime preferred charges that include abuse of office, forgery, and corruption.