Crime & Investigation

Police Guns Down 6 Robbers In Bweyogerere


ed geneva;”>Idi Ibin Ssenkumbi, drug the publicist Kampala Metropolitan Police told Chimpreports that a gun that the robbers were using has been recovered and police is still on the search for the other robber who escaped with the second gun.

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“The robber who died on the scene was identified as Pius Kato and investigations reveal that the deceased was of late released on bail from Luzira prison, where he was jailed for armed robbery a few months back,” Ssenkumbi explained.

Police was tipped yester-night as the six robbers tried to force their way into the petrol station upon which police rushed to the scene.

The robbers responded by shooting at police and in the process, they were all shot down, killing one instantly and injuring the rest although the sixth managed to escape.

Ssekumbi further noted that they are keeping an eye on the other four robbers who are currently under medical attention at Mulago National Referral hospital.

“When they heal, they will face justice,” Ssenkumbi added.

In a related development, the police in Makerere Kikoni have arrested four suspected thieves who have been terrorising university students and the people who pass by the trench of Kiwunya, Kikoni and Kasubi suburbs.

According to Samuel Lubega, the DPC Makerere Kikoni police post, the four were found with tools which they use to break into houses and were also arrested with drugs.

The four will be charged according to what investigations will reveal.


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