Uganda: Sheikh Mohammed Mutumba, 27 years old, a sectarian leader has been suspended from his post after discovering his new bride is a man.
According to local news, Kayunga reported that the thief dressed up as a woman to marry Mutumba and then intended to steal money from his “husband”. Not only shocked by the bitter truth on, this husband also received another unhappy news, when the incident of his marriage to a man spread, the Kyampisi Masjid Noor mosque – where Mutumba worked, suspended his position.
Mutumba’s wedding to a woman named Swabullah Nabukeera took place last December. At first, the husband was unaware that his bride was actually not a woman. Until the wife was suspected of stealing a TV and a neighbor’s clothes by a police officer.
After the police searched the suspect, they discovered that this person was not a woman.
To the police, the suspect’s real name is Richard Tumushabe, who admitted that the purpose of marrying Mutumba was to rob this person’s money. Although this was an unfortunate incident, the poor Mutumba was still suspended from his church post with the reason of “ensuring the integrity of the faith”. It is known that Mutumba has worked here for 4 years and he is one of the 3 imam (the head of Islamic rituals).