Four arrested as thugs break into police officer’s home, steal property

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Four arrested as thugs break into police officer’s home, steal property
KMP deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire

Police have started investigating circumstances under which thugs broke into the home of a police officer and stole property.

The incident according to Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident in Kirinda Busabala parish, Makindye Ssabagabo in Wakiso district.

“At approximately 3:00 AM, it is alleged that assailants gained access to officer Fredrick Baguma's residence and stole a flat-screen television valued at shs1.2 million and a small bag containing an unspecified amount of money. The assailants inflicted injuries on the victim before fleeing the scene,” Owoyesigyire said.

He noted that the police officer  at the rank of Superintendent would later report the matter to police that deployed the canine unit which would later track the scene to a nearby construction site.

Consequently, four suspects including Umar Mukiibi, Jimmy Mawanda, Abraham Ecau and Joseph Canodia were arrested.

“While no stolen items were recovered at the time of arrest, the suspects are currently detained at Katwe Police Station as the investigation continues. We assure the public that more details will be provided as soon as they become available.”


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