Thursday, May 04 2017
Jack Pemba speaks out on money laundering saga
Pemba Sports Africa CEO, Jack Pemba, has come out to shed light on his arrest which he attributes to people bribing others to spoil his name. In a clip that he released from his home, Desire Luzinda's friend said that haters should leave him to develop sports in Uganda.
"My company is registered in Uganda, Rwanda Dubai and UK. I was born in Tanzania and I'm a British citizen. I would like to say this, there are so many rumours going on about me, I've never been questioned with Interpol about money laundering and I will never deal with money laundering or criminality."
"I've never been wanted or questioned by the police of Uganda, this is me and I'm in Uganda, I've never been wanted by Uganda police or Interpol, my name is clean and it's as clean as a white sheet, so whoever is making these rumours, I'm so sorry"
"The incident that has happened is people who are bribing people to spoil my name, we know exactly what is happening..."
"I read about the arrest in papers but by the time I left Interpol, we were working with our counterparts from Tanzania to investigate him after getting complaints of being involved in money laundering," The former Interpol boss Asan Kasingye said.
The sports philanthropist was arrested on Sunday at Entebbe Airport as he tried to leave the country.
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