The territorial police in Ntungamo in close coordination with Crime Intelligence Headquarters and Flying Squad, arrested nine notorious suspects and recovered 4 guns, and 3 suspected stolen motorcycles in two separate operations.
The task team disrupted the violent activities that were being committed by the notorious group.
“The six suspects arrested, allegedly participated in 17 armed robberies, from August, 2019 to- date. These include; five in Ntungamo, two in Kiboga, one in Bulaga, one in Kyengera, one in Matugga, one in Bulenga, one in Wakaliga, one in Kasangati, one in Kibibi,one in Kitemu, Masaka road, one in Mbale and one in Lyantonde,” said Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga in a statement issued on October 22, 2019.
“The suspects were identified as; Kalenzi Rogers, Nuwagaba Obadiah, Bahati Fred, Mbogo Brian, Tumwiine Augustine and Nkurunziza Sam. Several exhibits which include; two guns, three motorcycles, with registration numbers, UEL 889A, a TVS, UEW 972W, a Bajaj Boxer, and UET 627F, also a Bajaj Boxer, and facial masks, have been recovered. The guns and cartridges have also been submitted to the Forensic Laboratory for further analysis.”
In a separate operation, Police at Bwebajja arrested three armed suspects who robbed a home in Bwebajja and stole several household items. These include; Mawanda David, alias Sekka, Nsubuga Gerald and Kulusia Ronald who are all in police custody.
“The hunt for two other suspects is ongoing. Two riffles were recovered, and exhibited with other household items,” revealed Enanga.
“The efforts above are part of our wide raging initiatives, designed to significantly reduce the incidence of gang crime.”
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