BUSTED: Girl, boyfriend fake kidnap to get Shs 6m ransom from parents


Police in Kawempe has arrested another young lady for faking her own kidnap and demanding ransom from her parents.

27year old Najjim Gonza has been vending food vendor at Mbiiko, in Jinja District, but says she wanted capital to start a new business.

Having planned to escape and love with her boyfriend Festo Kigomba who works in Maganjo Milling Factory in Kawempe.

She lied to him that she wanted to live a new life with him. The unsuspecting boyfriend later left her home and went to work only for Gonza to call her mother demanding for 6million ransom before her imaginary captors kill her.

Her family immediately reported to police and her phone details were traced to be at her boyfriends house.

The unsuspecting boyfriend led investigators to his home and the allegedly kidnapped girlfriend was found cooking supper for the two.

Her mother, who had lost consciousness upon hearing the bad news is now undergoing treatment at Jinja Hospital while Gonza awaits arraignment in court on charges of demanding money by menaces.


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