Unemployment?: “Police Cubs Four Men For Faking MTN airtime recharge cards.”

BY: Eyalama In Business, Life On

Kampala -the police at Nagalama Police has in custody four men for faking MTN airtime recharge cards.

The four have been identified as Benin Biraaro, Robinson Muheki, Simon Bwambale and Isaac Akankwatsa.

Police has been trailing the suspects for over seven months before being apprehended. This follows a number of cases of aggravated robbery reported by victims.

According to the investigators, it is alleged that the suspects specialise in printing fake vouchers popularly called recharge cards from Democratic Republic of Congo, seal and then send them to Uganda through Kihihi a small town in Kanungu District, approximately 30 kilometres, by road from the border to be distributed to unsuspecting victims.

Uganda

Confirmed
123,066
+163
Deaths
3,143
+3
Recovered
95,995
Active
23,928
Last updated: September 25, 2021 - 6:59 pm (+00:00)

The scam was unearthed after a number of complaints reported at police about robbers who pose as dealers in recharge cards.

Its believed that the suspects setup meetings with potential buyers,negotiate a favourable price and at the day of paying for the merchandise they turnup with armed personnel and rob the unsuspecting buyers at gunpoint.

Kenya

Confirmed
248,392
+323
Deaths
5,096
+14
Recovered
239,730
Active
3,566
Last updated: September 25, 2021 - 6:59 pm (+00:00)

We have arrested four and one other suspect is on the run however we are working with other security agencies to stamp out the scam.

Police recovered Ushs 112.5 million worth of fake airtime recharge cards and the suspects are currently detained at Nagalama Police Station as investigations are ongoing.

Rwanda

Confirmed
96,570
Deaths
1,242
Recovered
45,452
Active
49,876
Last updated: September 25, 2021 - 6:59 pm (+00:00)
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