CID Spokesperson Charles Twine revealed that there is probable fraud of airlifting a person who had not qualified for the games, he said they are still holding the athlete because he is suspected to be part of the fraud.
Uganda Olympics committee through Beatrice Ayikoru, who is the chef de mission of Uganda's Tokyo campaign, has confirmed that the vanished athlete has been found after efforts by the embassy of Uganda in Japan. She said the authorities are preparing his safe return to the country.
Uganda Boxing Federation president Moses Muhangi pointed out Juma Miiro, a boxing bronze medalist at the common wealth games in Australia in 2018 who wanted to vanish in Australia after the games to go and start a decent living. Muhangi revealed that it took him a lot of effort to convince the athlete to come back to the country, assuring him of a monthly salary promised by President Museveni to all medalists. However, since then, he has never received any salary and Muhangi feels so guilty that Miiro missed the chance of leading a better life where talent is rewarded.
"One member of the Ugandan delegation, which the city received as a host town, has gone missing and cannot be reached; the city is making all efforts to search for the individual; we have reported the matter to police," City of Izumisano said in a statement