Two suspects arrested over aggravated robbery in Wakiso
09/01/2024 14:20:59 PM
Police in Kawempe Division have arrested two suspects on allegations of involving themselves in aggravated robbery in Maganjo A Zone in Nabweru Sub-County, Wakiso District. The arrest of these suspects followed an intelligence-led operation that carried out yesterday, January 8th, 2024 and those arrested have been identified as UPDF officer Kyaligonza Robert and Ssekyanzi Elia.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the security officers noticed the suspects carrying a bag suspected to contain stolen money and during arrest, Kyaligonza was found with pistol with 8 rounds of ammunition. The suspects confessed to robbing a mobile money agent in Maganjo administered by Muwonge Eddy.
Owoyesigyire says the suspects were intercepted by officers from Katale Police Station as they attempted to dispose of the stolen items, en route to the police station. The suspects will be investigated for allegations of aggravated robbery, and the firearm has been exhibited by our forensic expert team, it will be analyzed to ascertain whether it has appeared in any previously reported crimes involving the use of a gun.