A twitter man shares a story of a Uganda Imam who got married, only to discover he had tied the nuptial knots with a fellow man, and this led to his suspension as an Imam.
An Imam who hails from Kyampisi, identified as Sheikh Mohammed Mutumba, who heads the Masjid Noor Mosque in the Kayunga District, was suspended following investigations into the shocking discovery.
Reports gathered from the Regional Kadhi Sheikh Abul Noor Kakande, stated that the the Imam was suspended pending the outcome of the investigation, and also to protect the reputation and integrity of the faith.
Sheikh Mutumba, 27, some days ago got married to his bride, Ms Swabullah Nabukeera after they both met at the Kyampisi mosque.
Two week after tying the knots, the couple is reported not have gotten intimate as the bride claimed she was on her period.
Days into the wait period, Mutumba’s Neighbour accused his wife of jumping over a wall demarcating their houses and stole clothes and a television belonging to him.
The matter was then reported to the Kayunga Police district and investigation in to the matter assumed, the Criminal investigator in charge of the case, Officer, Isaac Mugera stated Nabukeera was a hijab and sandals when apprehended.
He was then searched by a female officer and it was discovered that he has stuffed clothes in the bra to hoodwink as breast, on further search, it was the discovered that he had male genitals.
After several interrogation, Nabukeera confessed to being a fraud and his real name was Richard Tumushabe and that he duped Mutumba so as to get money from him. He was then charged with the crime of impersonation, theft and procession of goods false fully acquired.
Nabukeera alleged aunt, Nuuru, was also arrested as a accomplice as she admitted to have collected dowry, including two goats, two bags of sugar, a carton of salt.
In her defence, Nuuru denied knowing Nabukeera was a male, caused she had got know him when he was already an adult whom she didn’t know was disguised as a female.