The Territorial Police in KMP South and Kajjansi Police Station, have in custody a one Okello Ben, a former Private Security Guard, for the robbery of an SAR gun on the 28.07.2023 at around 8:30pm, from two private guards of TIME COP Security, at their guard point at Go Cult Sports Recreation Centre, Neziba Cell, Seguku Parish, Ndejje division in Makindye Ssabagabo. After 3 days, on the 31.07.2023, at around 9pm, suspect was arrested from Chogam trading centre and the gun which he had concealed in the Kanzu, he was wearing, recovered. In this very respect, he went to GO CULT sports recreation centre and tricked one of the guards, Ogwal Sam, with ugx 1500, to go and buy chapats. He used his absence to attack and hit Lugwe Okeng, with a stone to the head and robbed his gun.
It has been established that the suspect had a previous record of theft of a gun, which occurred on the 13.05.2023, from a private security guard at Forest Resort Hotel in Lwezza “A” zone, Mutungo parish, Ndejje division. The gun was recovered on the 17.05.2023 near the officer of TIME COP Security Company in Lubowa. The suspect was charged to court for stealing a firearm but released.
The public should know that the illegal possession of firearms by notorious criminals, poses a major threat to the community. We strongly, believe the arrest of the suspect will bring some bit of relief to the community in Kajjansi and the surrounding areas. The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on two counts of stealing a firearm, illegal possession of firearm and attempted murder.
SCP Enanga Fred
8th August 2023