Crime & Investigation

2 Notorious Criminals Arrested In Western Uganda

prescription geneva;”>Police in Ishaka, Bushenyi district on Wednesday morning, with the help of taxi drivers arrested two notorious thugs who had for a long time harassed travelers in the district.

The Ishaka police station OC, Jimmy Akora identified the thugs as Regan Muhwezi and another only identified as Ahimbisibwe.

He said that another one Herbert Mutumba escaped.

Akora said that the trio was traveling in a green saloon car registration number UAE 953M. he said that the two they have arrested will help them in investigations, to arrest a larger racket of thugs who have been robbing passengers of their property and money in taxis along Mbarara and Ishaka highway.

The Bushenyi/Ishaka taxi drivers association chairman, Arthur Mucunguzi said that they got a tip off from one passenger, who was robbed while going to Kampala International Teaching Hospital in Ishaka town.

He said that these are wrong elements who are tarnishing their profession.


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