Embattled former acting Managing Director of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation(UBC), Paul Kihika has been charged for giving false information to police.
On Wednesday, Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court charged Kihika for lying to a police officer that his phone had gone missing.
According to the charge sheet, Kihika in February this year lied to a police officer who was recording his statement at Jinja road police station that his (Kihika) phone had been stolen by a fellow police officer.
The accused denied the charges before Nakawa Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege before being remanded to Luzira up to August 16.
Kihika is under detention for a number of criminal charges accruing from the period when he was still the acting Managing Director at the state owned broadcaster.
Kihika was recently charged by the Anti-Corruption Court for embezzlement and causing of financial loss of $9,510 to government.
The former acting UBC Managing Director is also being investigated in another case involving Shs3.6b that government lost in connection with UBC-Airtel sponsorship deal to air the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.