Saturday, January 23, 2021

Socialite Dorothy Shonga Arrested, Charged With Fraud

We earlier reported that ex-lover to Harbert Shonga also city socialite Dorothy Shonga was being hunted by Uganda police over illegitimate vehicles thought the Cash Madam came out to rubbish the allegations.

However, confirmed news coming onto Boomzhub News desk has confirmed to us that Dorothy Shonga who has been on run since 24th July 2020 has finally been arrested and charged with fraud.

Dorothy who is accused of money laundering, corruption, and fraud surrendered yesterday at 3 pm to the police after getting tired of sleeping in bushes.

Dorothy Shonga Arrested

She allegedly conspired with former Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) CEO Dr. Collins Magalasi and Procurement Officer Maulidi to swindle 107,000,000 Kwacha (Approximately 535,000,000 Ugandan Shillings).

According to the particulars of the crime, Dorothy and Magalasi opened an advertising company called D&C Brand Cloud which was used as a conduit for their assumed illegal dealings. An employee of MERA or their business associates are not allowed to tender for any contract as it is inside trading.

In August, 2019 MERA awarded a contract worth K107 Million (535 Million Uganda shillings) to their company D&C Brand Cloud which was illegal.

ALSO READ: Dorothy Shonga Opens Up On Arrest Allegations Over Illegitimate Vehicles

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