17 thugs arrested in Kawempe


By Patricia Angel T,


Territorial police in Kawempe yesterday arrested Seventeen suspects and members of a gang group called, Kasilo Boys from Jinja Karoli, that has been terrorising the area robbing people of their properties.

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According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the gang was arrested during the operation to clean the city of the thugs.

Owoyesigyire says that the gang uses a Taxi to deploy its members at different destinations for their motives.

“Upon their arrest, they were found bound a tax Toyota hiace UBK 813F,” he said.

It is alleged that the group uses the vehicle to deploy their members with a motive of robbing from locals and then pick them up after their robbery missions.

Owoyesigyire added that police received a tip off  from concerned locals, the vehicle was intercepted and all17 suspects (identity not disclosed) were arrested.

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