The youths stormed Bugembe police station for help after the accumulation of rental fees and lack of food, yet Mugobera had stopped communicating with them.
The Kiira regional police spokesperson, James Mubi addressing journalists last week. file photo.
Police in Kiira region on Monday confirmed the arrest of 23-year-old Polycarp Mugobera, an agent of Aim global limited over fleecing money
from youths across Busoga sub-region.
His arrest was sparked off by a group of 14 youths whom he
had abandoned in a rented two roomed house within Budhumbuli cell, in
Northern division, in Jinja city.
The youths stormed Bugembe police station for help after the accumulation of rental fees and lack of food, yet Mugobera had stopped
communicating with them.
Mugobera is currently detained at Bugembe police station,
awaiting further prosecution.
Mugobera, introduces himself as the human resource officer of Global Packs Information Limited to his unsuspecting victims. After
extorting 900,000 Shillings from each one of them, he poses as the
director of Alliance in Motion-AIM global, an organization dealing in the sale
of nutritional supplements, requiring the victims to recruit two members each, where they earn a
commission of 65,000 Shillings to purchase nutritional supplements, which they
are instructed to sell within target communities.
Manjeri Namulemo, a victim from Buyende district stresses that, Mugobera tasked
her parents to pay 900,000 Shillings with hopes of helping her get a job. However, he instead abandoned her in a rented room alongside other unsuspecting
According to Police, Mugobera has confessed that Global Packs Information Limited is his organization, which helps him to lure recruits into AIM Global.
Mugobera explains that all the victims are encouraged to recruit more members
through which they earn commissions to sustain themselves.
The Kiira regional police spokesperson, James Mubi says that Mugobera and others still at large first stationed their offices in Soroti
city, where they conned unsuspecting victims throughout Teso sub region between
mid-2021 and early 2022.
Mubi adds that leaders in Soroti city resolved to expel Mugobera from their
area, after registering endless complaints from several victims throughout Teso
Mubi says that Mugobera decided to shift to Jinja city while targeting to
extort money from unsuspecting victims throughout Busoga sub region.
He adds that the suspect will face two counts of extortion and obtaining money
by false pretense.