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Police holding three over ATM fraud

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KAMPALA — Police in Ntinda are holding three suspects for alleged ATM card fraud.

The trio, while at Bank of Africa Ntinda tried to help a one Ayesige whose card had delayed to work at the ATM and swapped it with a fake card.

According to police, Ayesiga later reported to Ntinda under file number vide SD REF 55/13/06/2018

It is alleged that the suspects withdrew up to Shs10 million in intervals and at different places.

The retrieved bank CCTV camera footage led to the identification and arrest of three suspects believed to be habitual bank fraudsters.

The team of investigators has now revealed the trio has been on police wanted list of criminals that defraud victims in baking premises.

The suspects have since been transfered to Kira Road Police Station and are yet to be arraigned before court.

These arrests follow previous apprehension and detention of three others.

One of those detained was previously arrested at Kira Division Police Station taken to court and remanded.

It’s believed that through their connections with the courts, two other fraudsters, who have been on wanted for over 35 counts of theft from various banks around Kampala and detained at CPS Kampala, were immediately granted bail at Buganda Road Court last week citing weaknesses in investigations.

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