The Criminal Intelligence task team and Mukono Central Police Station (CPS) have in custody, a suspected hacker on allegations of hacking into mobile money systems of agents/dealers and stealing money from their agent lines.
According to police spokesperson SCP Fred Enanga, a one Kaporonyo Sabiiti, (48 years old) from Namugongo in Wakiso is suspected to have made millions of shillings from hacking into mobile money systems of agents in Mukono, Jinja, Misindye, Kiira division, Kinoni and Nagalama, among others.
In a statement issued by police today, Sabiiti had also allegedly customized his car registration number plates, believing his car movements would not be detected.
An immediate search led to the recovery of 4 airtel lines and a hacking machine. His motor vehicle, a Toyota Harrier, registration number UBD 612P, white in color was also impounded.