The police have arrested Pastor Josephat Murungi of Rivers of Life Church in Kitumba, Fort Portal for allegedly conning Penninah Karungi out of Shs 27 million.
According to the Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson (KMP) Patrick Onyango, Murungi committed the crime from Nansana. Murungi was arrested on Wednesday by police officers attached to Kampala police headquarters.
Onyango notes that Murungi will be taken back to Nansana from where he committed the crime to face the law. He, however, declined to give details of the case saying they will be availed at a later time.
The acting Rwenzori West regional police spokesperson Solomon Mugisa, said cases of pastors conning unsuspecting Christians are increasing.