The former Principal Accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), Geoffrey Kazinda, who was sentenced to five years in jail has written a festive season letter to his colleague, the Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank.
“Kindly permit me to congratulate you upon the great work you’re doing, which has come to my attention through the media and several friends of ours after realizing that for the past four years I have spent in prison, you have not visited me or sent me someone on your behalf which are the only ways I could speak or hear from you, I zeroed cause to be either you may not be able to find your way to prison, or you may perceive it as unlawful to visit someone in prison.
I am writing to let you know that it is not unlawful to visit a prisoner for that reason, there are designated official visiting days, unless a public holiday falls on such a day. The designated visiting to prisoners incarcerated to upper prison Luzira are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 10am-3:30pm. However, for some of your status, the clearance from prison headquarters located at parliamentary avenue, alternative arrangements for your visit maybe arranged.” excerpts of the letter read.
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Kazinda was found guilty of forging 26 signatures of his then boss and former Permanent Secretary in the Office of Prime Minister (OPM), Mr Pius Bigirimana with the intention to defraud the OPM of billions of shillings.