Prosecution told court that on September 29th, 2016 at Web Advocates and Solicitors along Lumumba Avenue in Kampala the duo with intent to defraud obtained US54, 600 207 Million Shillings from Yahya Osman Muhammad who was seeking to buy 265 kilograms of gold on behalf of AFWAF, a Dubai based firm.
In her ruling issued and signed in the presence of State Prosecutor Jeffery Atwine, Justice Mugambe, says the arrest would pre-empt the application filed by Wanyoto seeking to block his trial before the Anti- Corruption Court.
Through his lawyers of M/S Nakachwa and Co Advocates, Bakaleke argues that it is an abuse of discretion for the DPP and against public interest to institute charges against him without sufficient and crucial evidence on file. The lawyers also argue that they have proof that the police file, which the DPP is using, doesnt have statements of the victims on how matters unfolded.
According to the sanction letter, the suspects are being charged with abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud, conspiracy to commit a felony, embezzlement, and kidnap. The charges are in relation to the ploy to kidnap and defraud two South Korean nationals of 1.4 billion Shillings.