Uwera and Batre in their statements indicated that the robbers demanded for 2m USD amounting to over 7 billion shillings. They claimed that it had been left in the house by Saka who was not at home at the moment.
CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, has confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that Otto was arrested today morning and was being transported to Kampala to face off with detectives at investigations headquarters at Kibuli.
In a statement posted on Twitter by Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, a team from Special Investigations Division in Kireka arrested Smith on MOnday Morning for his alleged involvement in anti-government subversive activities.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the two armed men disguised as clients who need to withdraw money from a mobile money operator and Centenary Bank agent identified as Apollo Muhumuza, 26. He was held at gunpoint and ordered to surrender all the money he had in his possession.
Lt. General Peter Elwelu, the Commander of Land Forces announced that the UPDF was phasing out all the local Defence Unit personnel recruited and deployed in Karamoja after investigations found out that they were part of the problem of cattle rustling in the region.