CMI: Gashumba had cocaine, tried to con investor $12m

Gashumba and co-accused paraded before media

Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence [CMI] has paraded Sisimuka activist Frank Gashumba before the media following his arrest on Monday on allegations of impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence.

The CEO of Mali group of companies and a social critic, Gashumba was allegedly found with cocaine, marijuana and multiple passports after a search at his Bunga home in Makindye division.

Addressing press at the Ministry of Defence headquarters in Mbuya, the UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt. Deo Akiiki, said they intercepted Gashumba trying to con an investor.

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The suspects were found with fake passports and UPDF stamps. They were detained at CMI headquarters in Mbuya.

On Monday, Gashumba went to CMI seeking the release of his brother. He was instead detained and later driven to his home for a search.

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Operatives found documents and passports with his photos and names of; Gashumba Franco Malimungu and Ssenyondo Frank Dissans. He also had army stamps and those from the ministry of agriculture.

The suspects are now detained at the Special Investigations Unit [SIU] in Kireka.