Crime & Investigation

Police Crackdown on Motocycle Robbery

Police at Old Kampala have arrested three people on allegations of belonging to a gang suspected of stealing motorcycles in Kampala metropolitan area.

The suspects identified as Joseph Musana, advice 36, stuff Ninsiima Kiseka, 25, and Geoffrey Kato, 40, are residents of Nansana, Wakiso district.

The trio was arrested by Police intelligence officers who claim to have spent several months investigating the group.

Kampala DPC, Emmanuel Ocamuringa said the suspects were found in possession spare parts and number plates of stolen motorcycles.

One of the suspects, Kato, denied the charge: “We have been buying used motorcycles and old spare parts from various parts of the country, so it is not true to say that we have stolen these bikes.”

The arrested were found with registration number plates, UDE 855E and UDK 294Y together with other spare parts packed in bags and sacks.

“We are continuing with operations to arrest all elements behind boda boda theft and very soon these three are going to be brought before court to face charges of robbery,” said the police officer.

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