President Yoweri Museveni has pardoned Jimmy Lwamafa, the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service, and 199 other inmates.
According to the Uganda Prison Services Spokesperson, Frank Baine, Lwamafa has been pardoned on account of old age and good behavior.
Baine explained that all the pardoned inmates would return to their respective homes by the end of tomorrow.
Lwamafa was jailed for 22 years together with Kiwanuka Kunusa, former head of the research and development department, and Christopher Obey, former chief accountant of the Ministry of Public Services for the theft of US dollars 25 million in a pension ghost scam. END.