Metropolis lawyer Bob Kasango died on Saturday from Luzira Murchison Bay Jail on account of suspected coronary heart failure.
“My Uncle Bob Kasango has died on account of coronary heart failure. Final met him on the jail earlier than COVID-19. Relaxation properly my uncle you’ve been such an amazing lawyer inside and outside jail. We’ll at all times bear in mind you in your kindness and generosity,” Kasango’s nephew a one Bolton posted on social media.
Prisons spokesperson, Frank Baine mentioned Kasango whose situation deteriorated at round 8pm died as he was being rushed to Mulago, including that the physique is on the referral hospital for postmortem.
In 2018, the Anti-Corruption Courtroom sentenced Kasango (16 years to Luzira Jail) , former Public Service officers Jimmy Lwamafa (9), Christopher Obey (14) and Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa (9) in jail for theft of sh15 billion meant for pensioners.
Justice Margaret Tibulya of the Anti-Corruption Courtroom discovered him and the three officers responsible of diversion of funds, fraud, forgery, theft, and conspiracy to defraud authorities funds. She ordered that along with the 16 years in jail, Kasango also needs to compensate the federal government sh5 billion. Lwamafa was additionally ordered to compensate authorities 3 billion shillings.
Tibulya mentioned that courtroom relied on the recorded proof by John Keitirima, then a registrar on the Civil Division of the Excessive Courtroom and now a Decide of the Excessive Courtroom.
Keitirima informed courtroom how Kasango requested him to assist cowl the forgeries so he can get cash from authorities. The solid courtroom paperwork included a invoice of taxation and certificates of order purportedly issued by Charles Abola and 6,337 ex-servicemen who had sued Authorities demanding their pension.
In keeping with the Commissioner-Common of Prisons Dr.Johnson Byabashaij , Kasango’s sentence was to run out on December,20, 2034 but when he maintained good conduct, the earliest potential date of launch would have been August,31, 2029.
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