David Kimani, a Forex dealer based in Uganda and the owner of Arua Forex Company, is reported to have duped his customers in Arua town before fleeing into the country with over Ug shs 2 billion.
Ugandan Newspaper, The
Observer reports that Kimani had for 15 years worked in Uganda and his
business had grown tremendously.
Among his usual
businessmen are said to have entrusted him with their millions to buy Forex and
pay back at his convenience.
Kimani’s Fuel guzzler
machine Land cruiser Prado was found abandoned at malaba boarder and his
whereabouts not known from that point.
Earlier on Monday, his
employees were shocked to find the business premises closed. The employees
called their boss Kimani who promised to be back in two days.
A guard in manning the
area told reporters that the business owner had left the premises with a big
It never took long
before his clients thronged into the promises and on finding out the unusual
had happened, they proceeded to record statements with the police.
Chris Barugahare, West Nile region police commander, confirmed
that police had launched investigations into the incident and have launched a
man hunt for defrauding his clients more than kshs 53 million.
However, Mr Chris cannot confirm whether Mr David is still within Ugandan borders or not.