SK Mbuga wife Chebet sent to Luzira

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Angella Vivienne Chebet during their wedding

Court has remanded to Luzira prisons Angella Chebet, 33, the wife of businessman Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga aka SK Mbuga.

Chebet was arrested last month for defrauding her Swedish boyfriend Heinsoo Sten, in a fake gold deal.

Anti-Corruption Court Chief magistrate, Pamella Lamunu Ocaya, Thursday charged her with obtaining money by false pretence.

Prosecution alleges that Chebet, a nurse and resident of Buziga, Upper Konge in Makindye division in Kampala received $51800 [Shs152m] contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.

On April 7, 2015, Chebet received the money by falsely pretending to facilitate a gold deal transaction whereas not. She again defrauded Sten Shs167m and Shs107m in the same month in 2015.

She is also charged with money laundering for soliciting and sending the extorted money to her Barclays bank account in Uganda.

The magistrate remanded to Luzira prison until March 13.

Her husband Sk Mbuga is currently languishing in a Danish prison having been extradited from a Dubai prison.

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