Moroto Magistrate Charged With Theft

Moroto Grade One Magistrate identified as Grace Balintuma, was yesterday paraded before court and charged with alleged theft.

According to the charge sheet, Balintuma faces two counts of theft contrary to section 254 and two counts of meddling in the property of the deceased contrary to section 11 (1) of the Administrator General’s Act cap 159.

Balintuma was also accused of stealing over 14 million shillings belonging to Edmond Mujuni. She pleaded not guilty to the charges.

He was later released on non cash bail of 2million.

Prosecution told court that on October 22, 2009 at Housing Finance bank in Kampala, Balintuma stole over Shs 32 million, belonging to Capt. Charles Karemera.