Maria’s Cargo, a shipping company that ship goods from China to Uganda, located at Jumbo plaza level Four, Room 7e, in the central business District Kampala. It was also revealed that Maria’s Cargo has another branch in Vietnam Ho chi Minh City.
The duo were arrested on Sunday after intelligence agencies got information about the illegal activities they were about to be involved in.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said the duo was arrested along Kayunga Road and detained at Mukono Police Station.
“They were moving in a motor vehicle registration number UBD 902Y, Raum.
On searching the vehicle they were found with counterfeit of US dollars 243 notes of 100 bills equivalent of US$24,300 (over Shs80m), metallic box containing some chemicals and others, “said Onyango in a statement on September 14, 2020.
Police added that the case is being investigated by CID headquarters.
Earlier, Robert Ssesazi, 38, a businessman at Nabugabo Arcade, a resident of Buziga, Makindye Division had reported a case of kidnap of Maria Nakaweesi 40.
In addition, since last night, her family members have been on social media platforms urging the public to keep on the lookout of their loved one, whom they said had been kidnapped by unknown assailants.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, the kidnap case no longer stands as she is in lawful custody of police over offences of counterfeits.