The Flying Squad Unit with assistance from SFC, CMI, the 1st Division Kakiri and Savannah Regional team, arrested the prime suspect and team leader of the notorious criminal gang, which was actively involved in the string of aggravated robberies and related murders in the districts of Luwero, Nakasongola, and Nakaseke.
The prime suspect identified as Kisule Stephen, was arrested on the 02.03.2021, together with Mawejje Samuel, while hiding in Bombo. This now brings the total number of suspects arrested to 10 including two female suspects.
The suspects arrested earlier include Miga Shaban, 22 a year, old male adult and resident of Nkonkojeru; Olega Mansur, a 35 year old male adult, Mwanje Rogers, a 24 year old, boda boda rider and resident of Buvuma Village; Yiga Rashid, Kiwanuka Fred; Lutale Hellen, Nakiranda Shakira and Ngozi Robina , the wife to Kisule Stephen.
The searches at their residences led to the recovery of a pistol with two magazines and 17 rounds of ammunition, that they robbed from the Late Major Noel Mwesigye, an SMG gun with two empty magazines, 17 mobile phones, a motorcycle Reg number UEV 185W, Bajaj Boxer Red in colour.
Police says the motive behind this wave of gun violence was established to be financial gains. They are going to be held accountable for the death of 10 victims and an additional 44victims of aggravated robbery from the respective districts.
“We would like to reassure the public that we shall continue working tirelessly to counter all forms of gang crime in our communities. We believe this successful operation will greatly reduce violent crime in the area, and also enable them go about daily activities normally,” says Police.