Police have arrested one suspect and are looking for three others, who have been defrauding people in and around Wakiso District on pretense that they are National Drug Authority officials.
The suspects were using motor vehicle registration number UBG 334A to defraud attendants from different clinics and pharmacies around Wakiso District.
Police were notified about the criminal acts and CCTV Command Center at Nateete was tasked to follow the said vehicle.
Operators of CCTV cameras have been trailing the suspects since until on today when one suspect was arrested using a combination of forces of CCTV cameras, Traffic and Field Forces Unit. The vehicle was also impounded at Kawempe. The suspect in custody is called Orombo Dawson.
“We are releasing this footage requesting the public to positively identify the three suspects who escaped arrest,” says Police.
Police says the gang uses ladies to pretend to be National Drug Authority officials.
“We appeal to members of the public to be alert and report any person, who claims to be a National Drug Authority official to the nearest Police Station,” says Police.
“National Drug Authority officials when they are carrying out their routine operations, they normally move with police officers dressed in their official uniforms,” it adds.