$740m fighter jets scam sneaks under the radar

Monday April 4 2011

In 1998, the army, procured four MI-24 helicopters, their spares and ammunition at a cost of $12 million. The helicopters were faulty and came to be known as the “junk choppers.” No official has been prosecuted or convicted over this scam.  Photo/AFP

In 1998, the army, procured four MI-24 helicopters, their spares and ammunition at a cost of $12 million. The helicopters were faulty and came to be known as the “junk choppers.” No official has been prosecuted or convicted over this scam.  Photo/AFP 

By JULIUS BARIGABA

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