A Senior Land Registration Officer at Ministry of Land’s Wakiso Lands Zonal office was arrested on the orders of Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire.
A senior registrar of titles in the Ministry of Lands has been arrested as she appeared before the commission of inquiry into land matters.
The Commission chairperson Justice Catherine Bamugemereire ordered Louella Ataro’s arrest for allegedly obstructing justice by concealing information Earlier, the justice had cautioned the senior registrar against disrespecting the commissioners.
She was appearing for the second time before the commission to explain her role in the issuance of a set of land titles to individuals in Wetland located at Kijabijo.
Records obtained by the Commission showed that Title 170 plot 644 were registered by Ataro and her Senior Land Management Officer, Satya Mwangushya without following laid procedure.
The two according to the Commission Lead Counsel, Ebert Byenkya avoided the District Land Officer and the District Land Board by approving the award of certificate of titles in a Wetlands.
Ataaro had since Thursday been avoiding some of the questions put to her by the Commission. She at one moment admitted that they granted land titles in wetlands in error but could not admit that she and her boss had not followed right due procedure when processing applications leading to grant of certificate titles in wetlands.