Ugandan politicians arrested in India

Igara East MP Michael Mawanda and ex-minister Isaac Musumba, who were arrested in the Indian city of Mumbai. FILE PHOTOS

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Held. Ex-minister Musumba, MP Mawanda and their business partner arrested over alleged extortion of $20m

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai are questioning the former Buzaaya MP and Regional Affairs Minister, Mr Isaac Musumba, the Igara County East MP, Mr Michael Mawanda and Yakuba Mathai, a Uganda businessman, over allegedly attempting to extort $20 million (Shs50 billion) from four directors of Videocon, an India-based electronics company.

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