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Saava is charged with human trafficking and obtaining money by false pretense. Courtesy Photo

Former NTV Journalist Dean Lubowa Saava Arrested over Human Trafficking

This comes after over 37 reports of obtaining money by false pretense were registered at Katwe Police Station under SD REF. 47/05/03/2018.
posted onMarch 9, 2018
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By Kampala Post Reporter

Police in Kampala have arrested former NTV journalist Dean Lubowa Saava a proprietor to one of the fake unregistered companies known as Global Skills International Limited located in Kibuye Opposite MK Building claiming to be an employment recruitment agency taking people for work abroad.

This comes after over 37 reports of obtaining money by false pretense were registered at Katwe Police Station under SD REF. 47/05/03/2018.

Dean Saava a former journalist with major media houses in Uganda which are NTV and NBS is accused of conning his unsuspecting clients' sums of money to a tune of 126 million Uganda Shillings through advertising fake foreign jobs on social media platforms like Facebook, promising to help them acquire handsomely paying jobs abroad.

This comes after the frustrated clients ended up in the wrong hands as soon as they set foot on various foreign soils, others were forced into the sex trade after failing to be picked up on arrival as promised by their agents.

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Some of the receipts issued by Saava to his clients. Courtesy Photo

Saava is charged with human trafficking and obtaining money by false pretense.

“We implore Ugandans seeking to work abroad to verify through Uganda Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development so as to get connected with companies and individuals licensed to export labour. This helps avoid risks of getting exploited,” said Police in a statement.

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