Burera: Three public servants arrested over embezzlement

By IGIHE
On 11 March 2021 at 08:42

Three officials in Burera district including sector land administration officer, Sacco manager and an accountant have been arrested over alleged swindling to take possession of another person’s property and offering documents to undeserving person.

The trio detained at Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) station in Gahunga include Niwonkunda Miriam, land administration officer in Cyanika sector, Uwababyeyi Theonestine, the manager of Rugarama Sacco and the accountant Niyoyita Emilien.

They are suspected of two crimes namely; illegally obtaining another person’s property and offering a document to a person who did not deserve it, which they committed during an expropriation exercise.

RIB spokesperson, Dr. Murangira B. Thierry has said that their files have been transferred to the prosecution.

“They are accused of two crimes including swindling another person’s property and offering a document to undeserving person. They were committed during an expropriation exercise. We have submitted their files to the Prosecution,” he explained.


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