At around 12 pm the trio left Stanbic Bank Nakivubo Branch with a balance of 300 million Shillings which was carried by Ahmed Hassan. But they were attacked by thugs who were wearing surgical masks, as they returned to the parking yard at Equatorial mall. "The thugs grabbed the bag containing the money and jumped on motorcycles and rode off to an unknown destination," Owoyesigyire said.
One commercial sex worker told URN that some of the truck drivers have families in Elegu and because of the restriction imposed on them, they are only able to meet their sexual partners in trucks at night.
Earlier reports indicated that Natukunda had died while attempting to abort a two months’ pregnancy. Speculation was rife that the student decided to abort after illegally travelling to the boyfriend’s home in Kawempe Division, without her parents’ consent before the COVID-19 lockdown.
“They are not the owners of the cargo therefore, it’s unfair for you to ask for Shs 300,000 just for parking in your place,” Enanga said. He called upon all the drivers to who are charged more than Shs 20,000 to report such ‘extortion,’ at the nearest police station so that action is taken.
The group had gone fishing in the deeper waters of the lake when pirates stormed the area from neighbouring Tanzania and hacked them. They looted their properties including a boat engine, three floating jackets, a jerry can of petrol, and fish before they sailed off on a speed boat.