Over 60 suspected criminals arrested in Kampala possessing government stores


KAMPALA– Old Kampala Police have on Monday February 22nd 2021 at around 4pm arrested over 60 suspected city criminals.

The suspects were arrested in an intelligence-led joint operation with the Military Police.

The operation combed areas of Kakajjo Zone in Kisenyi II Parish, Kampala Central Division, Kampala Capital City.

“A total of 60 suspects were arrested and four suspected stolen phones, breaking implements, UPDF uniform shirt, a live ammunition, master car keys, pliers and loads of narcotic drugs were recovered in the residences of the suspects arrested” Owoyesigyire Luke the Kampala metropolitan Police deputy spokesman noted.

Notable among the suspects are: Fahad Kabogoza, Asia Atimango and Adam Opwonya, who are all known notorious criminals in Kisenyi area according to Owoyesigyire.

They are suspected to be ring leaders of the criminals who have been riding motorcycles and attacking members of the public before stealing all their properties.

Police preferred charges of
Being in possession of suspected stolen properties, since lady handbags and phones were recovered in their possession.

Owoyesigyire adds that being in possession of breaking implements and government stores, all charges against them have been sanctioned by the State Attorney.

The suspects are set to appear in the court tomorrow.

“We shall keep carrying out these operations with an aim of having a crime free society” he asserted.