Uganda, April 7 -- Two men have been arrested and detained over alleged fraud in regard to loss of billions of shillings in unsecured loans from Equity Bank.

Police detectives on Thursday arrested two former employees of Airtel Uganda and detained them at Kampala Central Police Station.

The two, according to police detectives, are facing fraud-related charges of causing financial loss to the bank.

Mr Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, said they are being investigated "for causing financial loss."

Police detectives, who declined to be named, revealed one of the suspects, a former sales manager at Airtel Uganda, used different people's names to open up bank accounts through which the bank was defrauded of mor...