Crime & Investigation

Gospel Artist Arrested in Mobile Money Theft

Three people including a gospel musician were on Thursday evening arrested by police for alleged theft of Shs 950, check 000 from a mobile money dealer along Kabale –Katuna road.

Elly Maate, this site the Kigezi regional police spokesman identified the suspects as Mutambira John 32, a resident Nsambya in Makindye Division, Sam Sayuni 35, from Kasubi in Rubaga and Lillian Keitetsi a popular gospel artist from Bwebajja in Kampala.

According to Maate, the suspects went to with draw money from the Mobile Money dealer in Toyota Harrier Registration number UAN 737E, and requested to withdraw shs.  950,000.

However, he says, the suspects used an empty message which was realized by the mobile money agent Fortunate Tusiime after they had left.

She reported the matter to police who tracked and arrested the suspects at the local Equity Bank branch.

Maate says police has commenced investigations into the matter and when they are over the trio will be aligned in courts of laws to answer charges accordingly.


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