The Territorial Police in KMP South, in close coordination with the territorial teams in Kajjansi and Katwe, conducted several operations in their areas, and cracked down, on criminal gangs actively involved in the Aggravated Robbery of boda boda motorcycles. The operation which began on the 08.10.2022, has so far led the arrest of 17 notorious suspects including dealers and the successful recovery of 124 suspected stolen motorcycles. The operations were based on intelligence following several robberies of boda bodas, attacks on bodaboda riders, theft of number plates and ride-along thefts of bags and mobile phones.
Our task teams on the 8.10.2022, arrested Segirinya Nalutulikye Emmanuel, a 33-year-old resident of Kajjansi KKB cell and Byamukama Emmanuel known as Medi alias Julius, a 30-year-old resident of Mutungo, for the theft of number plates under registration number UBG 329Z, that belonged to Asirye James of Kakoola Mutungo. We further established that on the 26.08.2022, Ssegirinya robbed the motorcycle of Tamale Vincent, a 39-year-old, farmer of Mutungo under registration number UEV215C Bajaj Boxer red in color. He also robbed another motorcycle under registration number UFB 598K from Nahwera Patrick, a 22-year-old, resident of Kanaba Lunya. He sold each of the motorcycles to Byamukama Julius at Ugx 300,000/= only.