Kabale police arrest three over armed robbery

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Armed Robbery

They are; Edison Asiimwe 46 yrs of Rwabakyina cell Nyanja parish Maziba sub county  who was arrested on 25/08/18 on an intelligence tip off.

On searching his premises, we recovered a robbed motor cycle and two pairs of uniform belonging to the UPDF and another for UWA. Also recovered is a gun suspected to have been used in the recent wave of armed robberies in the area.

The gun, an AK 47 rifle  is of number No 3402253 – 07135 found with twelve rounds of ammunition and a panga  were recovered wrapped in a blanket on 01/09/18.

Other suspects include; Martin Byaruhanga 31 yrs, a boda boda rider and a resident of Kinyu cell, Butobere Ward, Central division in Kabale municipality. He was also found in possession of a robbed motor cycle reg UEK 649 R (bajaj) which was robbed from Nuwagaba Fenehasi a boda rider on 5/7/18 at Kagarama Trading Centre in Kahondo parish Maziba sub county.

Benson Katanba 38 yrs of Katete central cell/ ward Nyamitanga division Mbarara municipality is another suspect in our custody.

Inquiries are going on vide CRBs 1502/18, 1503/18 and 1874/18 of Kabale Central Police Station.


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