6 charged for using other people’s National IDs to buy simcards

Customers register their simcards recently. Telecoms halted the selling of simcards until procedures set by the UCC have been put in place: NET PHOTO

Six people, including three juveniles have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison on  charges of procuring registration of sim-cards using other people’s National IDs.

Alex Ogola, Marvin Ssenoga, Flugensio Ssegawa, Isma Kimuli, Jackson Mukama and Robert Nanguru appeared before Mwanga 11 Grade One Magistrate Julius Mwesigye for plea.

Three of the suspects pleaded guilty to the offenses  in open court and were ordered to return to court on Friday March 23for sentencing.

The pleas of the juveniles were heard on camera in the magistrate’s chambers.

Prosecution states  that  all the suspects between January and February 2018  at Ham Shopping mall in Kampala city, unlawfully and willifully  obtained registration of sim-cards by falsely pretending that they were the owners of the National IDs that they presented whereas not.



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