- Sipapa along with his wife Shamirah Nakiyimba bought luxurious cars and items using money well knowing that it( money ) was proceeds of a crime.
- Couple face charges of aggravated robbery, money laundering and office breaking .
The Director of Public Prosecutions has directed that City socialite Charles Olimu aka Sipapa together with his wife Shamira Nakiyimba be tried before the High court over aggravated robbery.
On Monday Makindye magistrate court chief magistrates Esther Adikini committed the couple to face trial .
Prosecution led by State Attorney Edward Muhumuza says it will adduce evidence on trial that Sipapa along with his wife Shamirah Nakiyimba bought luxurious cars and items using money well knowing that it( money ) was proceeds of a crime.
Sipapa who is described as a music promoter , a Gold and car dealer together with his wife face charges of aggravated robbery, money laundering and office breaking .
The couple was arrested by police from their home in Kira Municipality for using a harmful substance to render their victims who are South Sudan nationals unconscious before robbing them of their properties including money , laptops , phones , TV screens and a Golden belt.
They allegedly committed the offences between August 23rd and 29th 2022 at Bunga in Kawuku Ggaba and other places .
The Director of Public Prosecution informed court that at trial, she will rely on witness statements and exhibits that include US Dollars , South Sudanese Dollars , the contaminated substance and laptops to prove robbery against Sipapa.
The pair has been returned to Luzira prison until they will be called by the High court for trial at its next convenient session.