Crime & Investigation

Seeta: Indian Businessman Attacked, Robbed

Police in Mbarara district are searching for two businesspersons who went missing two days ago while traveling from Mbarara town to Kampala.

Information that police has at hand is that Nelson Tusiime and his business associate Jessica Kamukama were last seen boarding a motor vehicle registration number UAR 326T and were heading to Kampala but since then, seek this they are unreachable.

“We are looking for them, the vehicle is also still missing but we are tracking it. Relatives should not panic, we  want to assure them that their people will be found alive,” said Polly Namaye the deputy police spokesperson.
Police has started the hunt of 2 armed robbers who yesterday Thursday at 11:00pm, malady robbed an Indian national Patel Nilesha of Shs. 28million at Seeta in Mukono district.

The thugs, armed with pistols and dressed in civilian attire, waylaid Patel at the gate where they reportedly hit and smashed the front windscreen of his car, prompting him to stop. They then put him on gun point and robbed him, escaping with the bag containing said amount of money.

It is said that the Indian businessman based in Seeta town has been attacked several times, with the recent attack in December last year but the robbery was foiled by the fast police intervention.

“The matter has been reported at Mukono police station, we have no arrest made, we caution people not to move with large sums of money, because even employees can connive with robbers and rob you,” said Patrick Onyango the police spokesperson Kampala metropolitan.

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