The proprietor of Miracle Recruitment Services International Limited, Ayebazibwe Everest has been remanded to Luzira prison over allegations of conning Shs212million from people promising jobs abroad.
Appearing before Law Development Centre (LDC) magistrates Court, Everest was charged with obtaining money by false pretense C/s 305 of Penal Code Act and operating a recruitment agency without a license C/s 38(1) of Employment Act of 2006, Regulation of 4 & 85(a) of Employment (Recruitment of Uganda Migrant Workers Abroad) Regulations 2005.
The suspect was first charged on 6th July 2018 of 25 counts, convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment.
The investigating officer told the magistrate that several complainants have come forward and that the police are taking their statements with a view of laying additional charges.
Amendment of the file comes after 70 reports of obtaining money by false pretenses were registered at Old Kampala Police Station vide CRB.628/2018The suspect recruited several people, claiming that he could link them to the in charge of a Canadian employment Programme
Victims told court that the suspect has set standard charges basing on the country where you want to work from. Witness said in one was required to pay Ushs10 million to work in Canada, Qatar Shs4.5m, Dubai Shs5m and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Shs5m.