The Lecturers at the Low Development Center have arrested a Magistrate for impersonating his girlfriend during the examination.

The judicial service Commission of Uganda have notified the country through a press release that Ssemwogerere Amaari also known as Mukisa one of the recently appointed magistrates had been troughed sitting for exams on behalf of his girlfriend Irene Mutonyi at the Low Development Center.

In a press release, the LDC director, Frank Nigel Othembi confirmed that Semwogerere is a grade one Magistrate.

“We reported the matter to the police and he has been charged with two counts of uttering a false document contrary to section 352 of the penal code act and impersonation contrary to section 351 of the penal code act and remanded to prison till August, 3, 2023. We will ensure that this case is prosecuted fully to its conclusion, including all other culpable persons”, Othembi said.

“LDC is currently conducting final written examinations across all its three campuses – Kampala, Lira, and Mbarara. LDC does not condone any act of examination malpractice. We will continue with our zero tolerance to policy towards such conduct.

A paragraph in the statement also revealed that Semwogerere had been one of the recently appointed grade one Magistrates however going onwards, he will not be employed in Judiciary.

Who is Ssemwogere Ammaari Musa?

Ssemwogerere Ammaari Musa was appointed a judicial officer on June 12, 2023 by the judicial service commission alongside 86 other persons to the position of Magistrate Grade one on probation. Her worship Sarah Langa Sui the chief registrar in her statement said that the judiciary is finalizing the appointment processes of the said officer after which they will be sworn in.