Kabale: Fake Traditional Healer Arrested

Police in Kabale is holding a 50 year old man for selling fake traditional drugs without permit from Uganda traditional healers and herbalists association

Elly Maate the Kigezi region police spokesperson identified the suspect as James Kahangire, ed 50, information pills a resident of Kyenjojo village, Njuna parish, Kashari County in Mbarara district.

It is alleged that the suspect was found in the middle of the town hawking drugs packed in the plastic bottles poorly labeled and worst of all without a permit from the Uganda Traditional healers and herbalist Association.

Maate says that police have started the investigations and after its completion he will be taken to courts of law to answer charges accordingly.

Charity Mugisha the chairperson Kabale District Traditional healers and Herbalists Association noted that people should not rush to buy drugs from fake dealers.

However Kahangire while defending himself at the Kabale police station explained that he has an experience in making traditional drugs of about 10 years and his intension is not kill or harm people but to cure some of the traditional diseases


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