Armed Robbers Raid Betting House in Kampala

Police at Old Kampala is holding eight suspects who were arrested in a foiled armed robbery on Thursday night.

The eight according to police were arrested in a response action at around 3am.

The robbery is said to have taken place at Premier Sports Betting Ltd located in Bukesa near Bukesa traffic lights.

Four thugs armed with a rifle attacked the cashiers of the betting company, put them on gunpoint before demanding for money and mobile phones.

“We got a tip off and later organised for response. An organized offensive operation led to the arrest of eight thugs, recovery of four motorcycles, cash Shs1,096,000 that had been robbed,” Police said

An SAR rifle and mobile phone sets were also recovered.

It has however been established that two of the suspects are attached to SGA security company.

Statements have also been obtained from the cashiers who witnessed the attack.


Police said that their information will help in the prosecution of the suspects.

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