Police Picks Up 15 Suspected Kifeesi Gang Members

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In short
Agape Christian center belongs to an unidentified woman, who picks up street kids in the guise of helping them. Kayihura was directed to the cave by residents as he was tracing the routes and hide out of the suspected members of Kifeesi criminal gang.

15 suspected members of Kifeesi have been picked up in an operation led by Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police in Kampala this morning. 

The suspects were picked up from their hide out in a cave at Agape Christian Center Katwe II parish, in Makindye division.

 
Agape Christian center belongs to an unidentified woman, who picks up street kids in the guise of helping them. Kayihura was directed to the cave by residents as he was tracing the routes and hide out of the suspected members of Kifeesi criminal gang.
 
 
On noticing the arrival of the Kayihura and his team, the suspect ran to hide into the ceiling and the cave. They were flashed out by the police. Residents identified the suspects prompting Kayihura to order their arrest.  He directed those with complaints against the suspects to file police complaints.
 
 
Kayihura also appointed James Ruhweza, the Kampala Metropolitan Field Force Unit Commander to conduct a wide operation in the city against the group. The operation started at Conrad Plaza, through railway, Nsambya leading to Katwe 11 parish. The operation is still ongoing. 

 

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