The CID Anti-Human Trafficking Department, in coordination with the territorial Police in Bulenga and Mukono have in custody, a pastor identified as Kisoma Jackline, aged 34, accused of human trafficing.
She was arrested together with her husband, Kisoma Daniel, aged 42 and their neighbour Giita Edward aged 48, on allegations of recruiting, receiving and harbouring 18 victims in their rented house, at Nakuwadde village, which also served as a worship center.
The church was not registered and operated as a religious cult.
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It has been further established that the self-styled pastor, manipulated her followers and into leaving school, claiming education was useless.
Four students from St. Francis Nursing School in Namataba – Mukono, were forced to leave school. The suspects had also withdrawn their eight children from school.
The victims were confined in the home and completely separated from the community, as they were prohibited from moving out, or even going to hospital in case they fell sick.
They instead spent the whole day and night, praising, worship and having Bible lessons.