The CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, says Musoke conned between Shillings 2 million and 15 million shillings from his victim with promises of handing them lucrative jobs abroad. Some of the victims, according to Twine, gave the suspect their vehicles since they couldn’t raise the required money in time.
Investigations Directorate-CID is holding a man accused of using the name of
the president’s son, Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba to con more than Shillings
100 million and two vehicles from unsuspecting members of the public.
who is currently locked up at Jinja Road police station, reportedly hoodwinked
over 62 Ugandans in the country and abroad claiming he and Muhoozi had secured
several jobs in Canada, United States of America and Europe.
Spokesperson, Charles Twine, says Musoke conned between Shillings 2 million and
15 million shillings from his victim with promises of handing them lucrative
jobs abroad. Some of the victims, according to Twine, gave the suspect their
vehicles since they couldn’t raise the required money in time.
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Juma Katongole, who was conned over Shillings 5 million, says that he had just
returned from Qatar following the expiry of his contract when he fell in Musoke’s
trap. According to Katongole, he met a
lady who explained to him that Musoke through Holne Cares was taking people to
work in Europe, Dubai, Canada and US.
“I went to Holne Care offices at Namirembe Road and I was told about the
available abroad job opportunities. I was told to pay money and I did. But when
I realised nothing was happening, I tasked them to return my money and passport,”
According to Katongole, the suspect decided to relocate from the offices but he managed to
track him to recover his passport.
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who only decided to identify herself as Aminah says she lost her vehicle she
gave Musoke in February last year as security to process a Visa processing and
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Twine, CID will ensure that all victims are interviewed to get substantive evidence
pinning the suspect before the case is taken to court. CID has since charged
Musoke with obtaining money by false pretence and attempting to smuggle people
CID has warned the public against falling victim of people who tag
their businesses on prominent persons.
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.