About 50 job seekers who were conned by a fake external recruitment firm in Kampala have stormed Kyanja Police station seeking police intervention to arrest the company director.
The victims were conned by Mugislam business consultant in Kyanja town.
According to the group, they were promised non-existent jobs in Middle East countries, where each applicant paid between Shillings 900.000 and 1 million shillings to get a job.
Most of them fall prey to the scam as a result of the job advertisements made both online and on radio stations in Kampala.
The company advertised vacancies for security guards, cleaners, cargo handlers, maids, engineers, and nurses among others.
Ms. Angella Nalubega, a victim, said that most of them paid in January and February this year, with the assurance to start working within the next three months. She, however, says that the company has been postponing their travel with endless excuses. Ms. Angella on Jobs…
Mr. Martin Ntambi from Nakaseke district is another victim. He says that those without National Identity cards were asked to bring letters from their Local Council chairpersons to facilitate the processing of their passports, which opened their eyes.Mr.Martin on LC 1 letters…
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, said police have arrested Tasha Namuyimbwa, who has been working as the company secretary as the hunt for the director is ongoing. END.