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Police Impound Stolen Vehicle At Malaba Border

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region police spokesperson, says that they received information from police headquarters in Kampala about a stolen car that was heading towards the Malaba border.

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Police in Tororo district have impounded a suspected stolen vehicle. Police impounded the Toyota Harrier registration number UBD 770A at Malaba border when the suspected thieves tried to cross with it to neighbouring Kenya on Tuesday morning.  

The vehicle, which belongs to Chinese construction firm, CATIC is said to have been stolen from Mbuya in Kampala district. CATIC is undertaking the construction of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF National Referral Hospital in Mbuya.

Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Region police spokesperson, says that they received information from police headquarters in Kampala about a stolen car that was heading towards Malaba border.   

According to Mugwe, police deployed personnel who managed to impound the vehicle when the suspects crossed Malaba railway line. He says that they also managed to arrest two of the four occupants of the vehicle, whose identities have been withheld by the police.  

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He appealed to vehicle owners to install the tracking devices and report such incidents to the police to help with quick recovery.  

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The impounded vehicle is parked at the parking yard at Malaba border. The two suspects are in custody at Tororo central police station as investigations are ongoing.