Emmanuel Solomon Ssemakula was arrested by police in Nakaseke district for running a cult and claiming that he is 'Jesus Christ'. He told reporters: “I am only preparing people for the end time and the second coming of my dad." He is said to have been denying his followers access to medical facilities and cooked food for the last six years.
His followers however truly believe he is 'Jesus Christ'. He said he was on a mission to select 144,000 people for the said coming.
Local police spokesperson, Lamech Kigozi said Ssemakula had conned several residents out of their money using his cult. Police said that he will be charged with convening an unlawful society and sabotage to government programs.