By Watchdog reporter

Bank of Uganda (BoU) has ordered Standard Chartered Bank Uganda Limited to free all bank accounts belonging Action Aid International Uganda, a local NGO in the area of democracy and advocacy.

According to BoU Deputy Governor Louis Kasekende, the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) is investigating Action Aid for alleged conspiracy to commit felony and money laundering.

He says the accounts in question shall remain frozen until otherwise advised by the Central Bank.

Recently, police cordoned the offices of the organization on allegation of supporting anti age limit removal masses through  funding illegal activities like processions.