The Police in Kampala have announced the arrest of Mariam Kusubira, a wife to Pastor Shadrack Kusubira of Noah’s Ark church in Namasuba for allegedly abducting herself and getting her friends and the public to believe she had been kidnapped.
According to published reports, Kusubira was kidnapped at last week on June 6 allegedly on her way to buy land valued at shs20 million.
He captors reportedly demanded a ransom of Shs 50 million to released her. However, according to police, the pastor’s wife was never kidnapped and made up the entire story to defraud.
The police say they found her hiding at her daughter’s house in Kikajjo in Makindye division.
The police are in the process of charging the woman with self- kidnap and elopement.
Last night during the national security briefing, the Inspector General of Police Okoth Martins Ochola said since the year began they have recorded 72 cases of kidnap with the majority being self kidnaps.