Daisy Ainomugasho, a suspected leader of a women gang of three has been arrested for the 27th time on charges of car theft and obtaining money by false pretense.
Police says the 47 year-old masterminded the theft of more than 100 cars which she and her accomplices hired from different people, forged log books which were issued to money lenders as security.
She was arrested together with Grave Kubalungi and Olivia Kobusingye, her associates.
They are now detained at Jinja Road police station.
Nicholas Nyakoojo, the director of Frikasa Investment, a money lending firm that has lost over 10million Shillings to Daisy and her friends reported the matter to police upon realizing that the trio had conned him.
He says that one of the arrested persons Grace Kabalungi deposited a log book for a motor vehicle a Toyota Noah as security and later issued him a bank cheque with a wrong signature.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said that Ainomugasho has a case file on car theft and conning money lenders at police stations in Kampala, Entebbe, Mukono and Wakiso districts.
Onyango adds that Ainomugasho has been arrested before on various other cases involving obtaining money by false pretense through selling land that does not belong to her, blackmailing foreigners and theft.