Martin Abilu, the South Western Uganda regional police commander says that they have arrested five key suspected car thieves over the last one week.
Police has broken a racket of suspected car thieves in South Western Uganda. Martin Abilu, the South Western Uganda regional police commander says that they have arrested five key suspected car thieves over the last week.
He identifies the suspects as Frank Mwesiga and Robert Twongyirwe all residents of Rukungiri district and Ashraf Nakibinge, a mechanic from Katwe Kyengera zone in Kampala, Karim Byamukama of Makenke and Abdul Karim a resident of Nyamityobora in Mbarara.
He says that they also recovered five vehicles that were stolen from various places such as Entebbe, Kampala and Jinja. They include Ipsums of registration number UAM 697G, UAH 818 E, a Toyoto Premier number UAL 573D, a UN vehicle number UN 388N and motorcycle number UDL 661L.
Abilu says that they also recovered several number plates that were found in possession of Karim Byamukama and his brother Abdul Karim from Mbarara town. Both Byamukama and Abdul Karim deny their involvement in motor vehicle thefts saying that they got number plates from garages in
Abilu says that the suspects will be charged with robbery and theft.
5 stolen cars recovered from robbers in mbarara and isingiro