Crime & Investigation

Rukungiri: 3 Cops Arrested In Armed Robbery

about it abortion geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Police Professional Standards unit together with the criminal investigations department (CID) in the district have already embarked on the investigations, more about according to Police Deputy Spokesperson, buy more about Polly Namaye.

The event she said was carried out at Bwambara in Rukungiri district in which two people left with severe bullet wounds.

“Preliminary investigations point to misuse of an SMG riffle by police officers who have been arrested namely AIP Alex Ninsima number 53087, detective Edison Mwesigye, Benson Mugisha,” she said.

Among the exhibits recovered at the scene, Namaye said, were; two rounds of ammunitions, one cartridge, and one phone which was found to belong to one of the suspects Benson Mugisha.

She added that the gun suspected to have been used in this robbery alongside the items recovered from the scene has been exhibited.


She further revealed that Police had visited the victims who were initially admitted at a Bikulungu clinic with injuries and extracted their statements.

“Crimes of aggravated robbery and disciplinary charges of discreditable conduct have been instituted against these suspects. Investigations continue and whoever has more information on this matter should forward it to the police nearest to them.”

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