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Woman Arrested for Faking Own Kidnap

By APN Reporter


Police in Katwe has arrested Grace Kyosimire for faking her own kidnap.

The 27 year old says she had debts to settle from the ransom her family would have paid.

It is alleged Kyosimire disappeared from home, and started sending messages to her family using her phone claiming that she was in the hands of kidnappers.

The family was requested to pay 4 million shillings as a ransom to the kidnappers or risk being killed by her captors.

Unfortunately for her, Kyosimire’s plan didn’t come through , choosing to change plan and claim she had been killed, asking the family to send money for transporting the body.

The family reported the matter at Katwe Police Station and suspect was arrested through her close friends.

She agreed to meet a friend at a restaurant located at Mega Standard Supermarket from where she was arrested.

She is currently detained at Katwe Police on charges of demanding money by menaces.

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