Man arrested for defrauding people over Shs500 million through fake gold transactions

The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID headquarters detectives are holding a one Odaka Jimmy-alias Governor aged 28, for defrauding people over 500 Million through fake Gold transactions.

The suspect who is a resident of Mirumu Town Council in Abim District was arrested today 8th Feb.2021 from a hideout in soroti. This follows a reported case of fraud amounting to Ugx 85m from a one Boniface Mumbere, a businessman.

According to Twiine Charles, the CID Spokesperson, the suspect has over 70 case files reported against him in Abim and soroti respectively.

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The suspects admits to the fraud, but claims that the money received was shared by several people whose contacts he can’t trace.

“Our teams are still carrying out deeper investigations as the files are processed for prosecution,” Twiine Charles said.