7 Thugs Arrested over Murder, Aggravated Robbery
7 people have been arrested by the Directorate of Crime Intelligence during an intelligence led operation following the murder of Lubinga Henry and Aggravated Robbery of cash (2.5m) from Sam Kasule, a 25 year old businessman of Nakiwaya LCI, Nakiwaya Parish, Kikandwa.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson says the thugs, on 28/02/2020 at around 8:10pm, armed with an SMG Riffle and travelling on a motorcycle reg. no. UEH 937H attacked Sam Kalule and robbed him of cash (2.5m).
The victim however, managed to escape and raised an alarm which attracted several responders from the community. The suspects shot 6 bullets at them injuring three and killing one. The deceased was identified as Lubinga Henry, a 24 year old of the same address. The three injured persons include; Arinaitwe Innocent, 41, Sunna Hamza, 22, Kalema Bumbakali, 47. They were rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital and on treatment
Enanga explains that during their escape, the suspects abandoned their motorcycle reg.no. UEH 973F, two bags containing 6 rounds of ammunitions, a power bank and clothes, an Itel Black Mobile Phone.
The suspects were tracked down using our advanced surveillance methods and 7 arrested (4 suspects, 3 accomplices). These included; Munilli Gafizi Fred, 27 of Nyanamugyeera sub county, Gomba, Kamono Fred, 27, Kapeeka, Nakaseke, Byakatonda Maik 27 of Mityana and the one who suiveilled, Kanamugira Fred alias Kadugata, from Buswabulongo Mityana, Pastor Karuhanga Sam, Akandwanaho Moses and Kahirwa Godfrey.
"We would like to commend the dedicated efforts of the intelligence units that tracked down and arrested the suspects, thus disrupting their activities in the area. We also urge proprietors of all mobile money outlets, to always take care while transacting business by increasing vigilance and restricting the amount of cash on them" Enanga said.