Police in Kisoro district have arrested an Indian national and former Bidco worker â€“Mbarara Branch on charges of theft. Bhavesh. R.Davada, a former Bidco employee, has been arrested in Kisoro on charges of stealing shilling 158 million and is currently being held at Kisoro Central Police station.
Bhavesh. R.Davada, a former Bidco employee, has been arrested in Kisoro on charges of stealing shilling 158 million and is currently being held at Kisoro Central Police station.
Kisoro district Police Commander Bosco Otim reveals that Davada was arrested after after a tip off that he had gone into hiding in the area after stealing the money.
Otim says that the suspect was arrested last night and handed over to Kisoro Central Police station and that investigations into the matter are underway.
Sources from the police indicate that the Indian national disappeared from his work place in mid January with the said money.
Davada is said to have tried to fool his workmates by informing them he had left for Kampala. However, co-workers became suspicious when they discovered the money was missing and Davada had not reported in Kampala.
A search began before police found him in Phinta Guest house along Mutanda Road in Kisoro town council where he was having a meal.
Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate informs Uganda Radio Network (URN) that Davada had started a small business in Kisoro. Maate says he will be transferred to Mbarara to face charges of theft.