Frank Gashumba has been granted bail on a Shs20 million non cash bond.

Gashumba is out on bail

Gashumba is out on bail

The businessman and his brother Innocent Kasumba have today Monday appeared before Buganda Road Chief Magistrates court where they were read charges including; Impersonation, forgery and possession of drugs.

It is alleged that Gashumba, his brother and one Disans Kiyingi planned to defraud Kolgvan Dirutop  and Mani Meerscghman both Dutch nationals falsely presented themselves as Col.Francis Okello, the Director

Logistics, Dr.John Mwine, the Director procurement in the Ministry of Defence before obtaining money so as to offer contracts to them (Dutch) for supplying trucks, troop carriers, heavy machines and water tanks.

The trio was also charged with unlawful possession of narcotic drugs suspected to be marijuana.
They are also accused of forgery contrary to section 342 and 347 of the Penal Code Act when they forged Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs identification cards.

However through their lawyers Isaac Ssemakadde and Denis Nyombi, the trio asked for bail which has been granted by Buganda road chief magistrate James Eremye Mawanda.


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