Minister sends two men to jail for delaying her in bank

Teso Affairs state minister Agnes Jaff Akiror

Two dfcu bank customers spent five days in prison for allegedly denying her quick access to bank services to minister of state for Teso Affairs, Agnes Jaff Akiror.

Mohamed Sebuya, 35, and James Davis Bamwidhi, 30, both money lenders attached to Munarura Associates, were arrested mid-month at at dfcu Bank Soroti branch.

Minister Akiror who has recorded a statement, told East Kyoga regional police commander, Maxwell Ogwal, that she had been attacked in the bank.

The minister entered the bank on January 10, 2019 and jumped the long queue, forcing her way to the teller’s box.

The two money lenders complained saying she was insensitive to other customers. Akiror pulled out her phone and called DPC Ogwal who arrested the two customers.

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The regional police spokesperson East Kyoga, Michael Odongo, told Monitor Akiror recorded her statement on Monday.

It came six days after the suspects were released on police bond.

“We had charged the suspects with insulting the modesty of the woman, but now that we have her statement, we shall forward the file to the resident state attorney for legal advice,” Odongo said.




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