suspected motorcycle robbers are in police custody in Kampala following their
arrest by Police Flying Squad Unit over the weekend.
suspects were picked up in a raid on Kyebando, Kisenyi 1, Mulimira and Kisalosalo.
They are Solomon Egweeya, 22, a resident of Mpelerwe, Edward
Ogwang, 23, a resident of Kitintale and Hassan Odong, 23, a resident of Naguru
The suspects were found in possession of seven
suspected stolen Bajaj motorcycles registration number UET 102H, UEW 594X, UDP 038V,
UEU 688K, UEU 453B, UEY 669D, UES 258Y.
The Deputy Police Spokesperson, Polly Namaye, says
officers also recovered some breaking implements from the suspect’s homes and motorcycle
operation followed a tracking device on a motorcycle that had been stolen
around town on February 21st, 2020 in Kampala.”
Namaye further noted that Flying Squad carried
out another operation at Kush Bar and arrested one suspect identified as Joseph
Muyimba, 28, a business man in Bulenga.
was found with a stolen Toyota Premio vehicle registration number UBD 202U.
says that on searching the vehicle, they recovered four mobile phones without
simcards, a lady’s hand bag, six eye glasses for ladies, four pairs of shoes,
facial cleansing wipes and other items belonging to females.
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The Flying Squad Unit started this crackdown on
February 13th, 2020 supported by Crime Intelligence following overwhelming
cases of robberies.
operations in areas like Nansana Municipality extending to Wakiso town council
and Kira Municipality in Gomba district among others.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said police
teams noticed thugs were targeting cars such as premios and Harriers, which
they dismantle and sell in form of spare parts.