The prosecution alleges that the duo and others still at large falsely obtained more than one billion shillings from eleven people on different occasions. They allegedly pretended that their organization Hands Across the World Uganda Limited would construct churches for the pastors, houses for the needy, offer scholarships and educate the needy children in the community from whose parents the money was collected which was not true.
On Tuesday, they appeared in the High Court before Justice Margaret Tibulya, weeks after they had been sent there for trial by the Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Sarah Namusobya who didn't have jurisdictions to try them.
According to Abodo, a review of 2556 case files showed that the 220 cases don’t deserve to be in the system due to lack of enough evidence against the accused persons. 552 of the case files reviewed were from Masaka, 466 Kampala, 338 Jinja and 1200 from Mbarara district.