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Judicial officers receiving bribes through mobile money - Judicial service official
The Judiciary plans to sanction a probe on its judicial officers after a dossier implicated them in receiving money through mobile money accounts.

With the new era of technology and the use of mobile money-making transactions versatile, receiving bribes directly has become unfashionable.

Judicial officers and police officers who rank highly in taking bribes have changed tactics to avoid detection

This revelation is contained in a survey conducted by  Legal aid service providers network

 

The Acting Registrar of the Judicial service commission Julius Mwebembezi says corrupt judicial officers and the police prefer to receive money through these accounts to avoid detection.

Mwebembezi was launching a report by Legal aid service providers network on corruption within the judiciary and the police.

Advocates according to the research, were also singled out amongst the biggest graft offenders. 

The Acting Registrar of the Judicial service commission Julius Mwebembezi says the Judiciary intends to sanction a probe on this dossier

Last year, some Judicial officers were trapped receiving bribes on their mobile money accounts. 

However, the current legal framework does not provide a mandate to Bank of Uganda to supervise mobile money transactions, which hinders the fight against graft

The Inspector of Court Justice Immaculate Busingye revealed that cases of giving false Affidavits to courts of law are rampant.

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