More Criminals arrested ahead of Namugongo martyrs day

More Criminals arrested ahead of Namugongo martyrs day

The Territorial Police at Kira Division has intensified its intelligence-led operations, targeting criminal dens in the Kapela Kimbejja and Kyaliwajala areas.

According to ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, during the night of 27th and 28th May 2024, these operations resulted in the apprehension of 30 suspects.

He noted that the suspects are currently held at Kira Division Police on allegations of unlawful possession of suspected narcotic substances, specifically marijuana.

In addition to the above, Owoyesigyire said that the CCTV camera operators successfully identified two individuals assaulting members of the public. One of the suspects has been identified as Mutebi Shafic, was arrested in Namugongo Agenda 2000 after hitting a person with a stone. Shafic was apprehended with the stone used in the assault. The victim was promptly taken to a nearby hospital for first aid, and their details will be provided once they recuperate.

“The operations in Kira Municipality are ongoing, with a dedicated focus on eradicating crime in the area,” Owoyesigyire added.


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