THIS WEEK: Trial date for Gashumba fraud case set
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Court has set Monday February 26 as the date to hear a case in which Kampala City socialite Frank Gashumba and his brother Innocent Kasumba are accused of fraud.
The two are said to have connived with a Tour and Travel guide Ismail Kiyingi, to impersonate Ministry of defense officials and fraudulently obtain money from two Dutch nationals, under pretext of offering them tenders to supply farm equipment to the said Ministry.
Prosecution further alleges that Gashumba and Kasumba were found in possession of narcotics and forged IDs from the Republic of South Sudanese Ministries of Agriculture, Health, Education, Finance and Transport.
Chief Magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda set the trial date after Resident State Attorney Jonathan Muwaganya informed Court that investigations in the case are complete.