By Ruth Anderah
Human rights lawyer and chapter four Uganda executive director, Nicholas Opiyo is this morning expected to appear before the Anti-corruption court to take plea on charges of money laundering.
Opiyo was last Thursday remanded to Kitalya government prison after the Nakawa Chief Magistrate Douglas Singiza did not allow him to say anything about the charges of money laundering for lack of jurisdiction over the matter.
Prosecution states that on October 8th at ABSA Bank Garden City Branch in Kampala District, Opio’s Organization Chapter Four Uganda where he is the Executive Director acquired 340,000 Dollars approximately over 1.2 billion shillings under account number 6004078045 knowing that at the time of receipt, the money in question was proceeds of crime.
His co-accused include: Simon Peter Esomu , Anthony Odur , Dakasi Herbert and Hamidu Tenywa who allegedly still under police custody.