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Ugandan Citizen appears in Court over $1million cash seized at Tanzania’s airport

It was allegedly that on December 11, the accused was arrested at JNIA with the said amount.

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Ugandan Citizen appears in Court over $1million cash seized at Tanzania’s airport

It was allegedly that on December 11, the accused was arrested at JNIA with the said amount.

22 December 2017 Friday 19:14
Ugandan Citizen appears in Court over $1million cash seized at Tanzania’s airport

By Patrick Kisembo

Ugandan Citizen, Winfred Rwabutiti Businge (33) and a SGA company employee has been convicted of appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court for allegedly failing to clarify where he got USD1 million he was found with at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

It was allegedly that on December 11, the accused was arrested at JNIA with the said amount.

Reading the case number 417 of 2017 Friday, December 22, The Senior State Attorney   Awamu Mbagwa said the defendant was facing a charge of failure to explain the use and availability of the amount of money which falls under section 5 (1) of the year 2017 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act.

After the case reading, the accused Businge denied the charges .

His advocate Emmanuel Safari requested the Court to grant the accused a bail because the case in question was falling under the Anti-Money Laundering.

The advocate also requested the Court to use the money seized as bail condition.

The Principle Resident Magistrate told the defendant to have one recognisable surety before adjourning the case to January 18 2018.

Azania Post

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Robert 2018-01-05 18:20:29

whats the penalty of such a case