Two aid workers charged with theft of refugee camp supplies in Uganda

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Danish Refugee Council suspends staff arrested in possession of maize flour and cooking oil intended for people uprooted by violence

Two humanitarian aid workers from the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) have been charged with stealing flour and oil intended for refugees in south-west Uganda.

Richard Mutabazi and Akim Muzidwa Muhiirwe were arrested last month in possession of 24 bags of maize flour, each weighing 60kg, nine jerrycans of cooking oil and other items meant for preparing meals at Kyaka II camp in Kyegegwa district. Eight refugees were also arrested.

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