ENTEBBE – Police at Entebbe are holding one Wandera Geoffrey, 39, a fisherman resident of Abaita babiri in entebbe municipality.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the suspect was arrested by stanbic bank security officers and handed over to Entebbe police.
“It is alleged that the suspect joined an old woman in an ATM enclosure and pretended to be helping her , in the process,he switched his fake atm card with that of the victim , the atm rejected the fake atm card , the suspect having ‘helped’ in vain opted to walk away but the old woman was suspicious , she made an alarm and the suspect was arrested there and then,” Owoyesigyire said in a statement dated September 29.
Upon searching the suspect, Owoyesigyire said he was found in possession of seven ATM cards registered in different names of Sarah Nakawuka;centinary bank , Isabirye Sula;Eqiuty bank , Nabadda Sarah; Tropical bank , Fred Mwesezi;pride micro finance and Bosco Bongomin;centinary bank.
“The other two credit cards had faded identities. All people are advised to at all time remain vigilant while at atm points and not to seek for any help from strangers,” he said.
He further called upon any one who lost a credit card and their name appears to get intouch with Entebbe Police Station for follow up .
“Entebbe Police is also working with other police stations to find out whether they have preciously registered any cases against the same person,” he noted.
He added that, “Inquiries into the matter are still ongoing.”