Uganda, March 21 -- Two employees of Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) have been charged and remanded for allegedly causing financial loss of over Shs146 million to the government.

These include Mr Nicholas Kakooza, a mechanical engineer and Mr Peter Katwebaze, the assistant chief mechanical engineer.

The two were arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court Grade One Magistrate Abert Asiimwe for plea on March 21 but denied the charge of causing financial loss contrary to Section 20(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act 2009 as amended.

However, court issued criminal summons against their co-accused Mr Stanley Sendegeya the Former Managing Director of URC after it was submitted through his lawyer that he got a mini-stroke and on constant medicat...