Crime & Investigation

Kabale Church Treasurer On the Run with Shs. 5Million

Kabale town

Police in Kabale District is hunting for a treasurer of Muguri Church of Uganda parish in Lyakarimira town council for swindling 5 million shillings from the church.

The suspect Florence Karungi is a resident of Muguri A cell, healing Kacerere ward in Byakarimira town council.

Henry Alyanga,  the Officer in charge of Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (OC CIID) at Kabale Central police station, says the suspect disappeared from his home after swindling the money belonging to the church.

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Rev. Collins Tiragana the Parish priest of the same church has told our reporter that he went to the suspect’s home to look for some money to pay for cement only to be told by her husband that she disappeared on 20th January 2017.

Alyanga said police are liaising with other security officials to hunt for the suspect and that whoever comes across her should alert police. The case has been registered under Kabale CRB374/2017.


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