Charges against ‘bogus’ Ugandan herbalist dropped

Martin Maiso (right) and Allen Mukasi (hiding face). PIC: LEBOGANG MOSIKARE
Martin Maiso (right) and Allen Mukasi (hiding face). PIC: LEBOGANG MOSIKARE

FRANCISTOWN: Charges against a Ugandan man who swindled his victim who desperately needed a solution in order to conceive have been dropped after he refunded the victim her money on Tuesday.

The accused, Martin Maiso, obtained P12,000 from Rachel Setlhare on February 3 at Somerset location after she responded to an advert in a local newspaper saying that Maiso was a herbalist who could cure various ailments and also help women who could not conceive.

Setlhare reported the matter to the police after she did not conceive as promised by Maiso.

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