Sudanese Tycoon Lawrence Malong Lual Yor who had been reported missing late last year by immediate family members was remanded at Luzira prison in Uganda over over alleged fraud in connection with obtaining money by false pretense.
#Kampala: Three people including a South Sudan businessman, Mr Lawrence Malong Lual Yor, have been remanded to Luzira Prison over alleged fraud in connection with obtaining money by false pretence. pic.twitter.com/fX9hK7CoPy
— The Citizen Tanzania (@TheCitizenTZ) March 21, 2019
He was arrested by Military men last year at the Milano Hotel in Kibagala Uganda. He is said to be a person of interest in a gold dealing scam in which several foreigners lost billions of shillings
Earlier reports from Uganda had indicated that he had been implicated in several criminal activities and was aiding the authorities with investigations.
Malong Lual yor had been linked to South Sudanese war lord General Malong who was said to be behind a plot to overthrow Sudanese President Salvakiir .
He refuted being the son of the general saing that he is a businessman . He became famous after a video emerged of him swimming in money whose source was unknown.