Police nets two notorious motorcycle thives in Mbarara City


MBARARA– The Police in Mbarara City through the Flying Squad Unit has tracked and apprehended two suspects behind Motorcycle thefts in the Rwizi region.

Samson Kasasira the Rwizi region police Spokesperson identified the suspects as Twakire Ivan 29 businessman and resident of Nsambya, Makindye Division in Kampala and Turyamuhoona Darius 35, a driver and resident of Ibanda district.

Kasasira said that the two were arrested on two counts of murder and aggravated robbery of Nareeba Ronald whom they killed along Mbarara-Bushenyi road in Kihumuro and his Motorcycle registration number UEF491S bajaji boxer red in colour robbed on the 8tj July 2022 which has not been recovered to date.

He revealed that during the operation, two Motorcycle were recovered under the same registration numberplate  UFK393P, Engine serial number MD2 A 18AJ3MWA88792 and make plus the colour but the registration numberplates have different serial numbers 1885741-2 and 2004085-6 which are yet to be verified by URA.

The Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson adds that the two suspects are part of a bigger racket involved in Motorcycle thefts and moving them a cross borders that is being tracked by Police.

Kasasira implored the Public to keep vigilant and take their Personal Security serious to avoid being taken advantage of by thugs.