By Watchdog reporter

Former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister,Geoffrey Kazinda, has been found guilty of syndicate corruption by Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Court.

Kazinda and three others were on Wednesday found guilty of conspiracy to defraud government of shs316 million worth of fuel drawn by ghost vehicles of the Office of the Prime Minister, that were meant to carry relief to disaster victims.

They are to be penalized for conspiracy to defraud, embezzlement, fraudulent accounting, forgery and uttering false documents.

In 2013, the Anti-Corruption Court sentenced Kazinda to five years in prison for forging 26 signatures of his then boss and Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana with intent to steal billions of shillings belonging to the OPM.

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