The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn court case number 276-2012 previously brought under private prosecution against a number of MTN Uganda executives. This was based on the fact that there is no evidence to prosecute.
The executives are; Charles Mbire, Mazen Mroué, Khumo Shuenyane, Nosipho Molope, Sifiso Dabengwa, Christian de Faria, Ignatius Sehoole, Nozipho-January Bardill, Anthony Mutyaba Katamba, Francois Tefouet, Mervyn Immelman, Mike Blackburn, and Nigel Williams.
The Chief Magistrate of the Buganda Road Court has formally accepted the withdrawal of the case. This brings to end all matters related to the tax allegations made by dismissed staff, against the MTN Uganda executives.
* Issued by MTN Group Corporate Affairs
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