The Uganda Police Force has detained the Junior Karamoja Affairs Minister Agnes Nandutu.
The Minister of State handed herself over to the Police at CID Headquaters Kibuli this morning, where she was assigned detectives to take her statement.
According to Polly Namaye the Deputy PRO Police, police today obtained a statement from Honorable Minister of State for Karamoja Hon. Agnes Nandutu in relation to the ongoing investigations about Abuse of office and Theft of Iron sheets meant for Karamoja.
“The file has been submitted to the office of the DPP for further guidance and possible sanctioning. We thank Hon. Agnes Nandutu for handing herself over to the Police, upon learning of the allegations under investigation.”
She added that, “This action has saved Police time and resources and it is worth emulating when in similar circumstances.”
Nandutu is currently being held at Kira Division Police station.