Luke-Owoyesigire-Police arrests notorious suspect behind robberies in Nansana
Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy police spokesperson, confirmed the suspect had been arrested during an intelligence-led operation in Kisumu Village, Nabweru Division, Wakiso District on April 24th.

An investigation into a series of robberies in Nansana led police to arrest a notorious thug and launch a manhunt for his accomplices.

Police detectives have arrested a notorious thug and launched a manhunt for his accomplices following a series of robberies in Nansana.

According to Luke Owoyesigyire the deputy police spokesperson, the suspect identified as Ssozi Derrick 20 years was arrested during an intelligence-led operation in areas of Kisumu Village, Nabweru Division in Wakiso District on April 24th.

Owoyesigyire mentioned that a search was done at Ssozi’s home following his immediate arrest and suspected stolen property worth sh13 million was recovered in addition to plain money amounting to four million fifty thousand shillings. 

‘’The suspect identified as Ssozi Derrick 20 years was arrested during an intelligence-led operation in areas of Kisumu Village, Nabweru Division in Wakiso District on 24/04/2022 at around 1500 hrs. Ssozi, a resident of the same area was found allegedly surveillance the area while carrying a backpack. An immediate search was conducted and officers recovered the following items from his backpack: 01 Panga wrapped in a red cloth, 02 knives, 01 cutter and 02 harmers.’’

‘’The bag is also suspected to be stolen. Detectives proceeded to his place of residence where another search was carried out and several suspected stolen properties were recovered. These include; 02 television sets, 02 woofers, 02 fans, three master keys, 01 Techno smartphone, cash amounting to four million fifty thousand Ugandan shillings (4,050,000) and other household items valued at thirteen million (13 million) Shillings,’’ Owoyesigyire said.

He noted that two motorcycles were also recovered from his residence. The police spokesperson however, stressed that they have already embarked on the search for other individuals who were aiding Ssozi in these series of robberies.

‘’We also recovered two Motorcycles Reg nos. UFA 513J and UFL 408A suspected to be stolen, breaking implements, 03 Master keys, a cutter( blue cover), 05 Notes of South Sudanese pounds in the denomination of 50, 50 notes of Kenyan shillings, one hundred rupees, 05 suspected stolen mobile phones of infinix hot 10, W$Q (blue), Tecno smartphone, MI smart (pink) and itel buttons (mapeesa), a lap smart television, 02 sets of subwoofers HiFi and smart, 01 DVD player, 02 fans, 01 ADH refrigerator among others.’’

‘’The team has intensified operations to find his colleagues who we suspect to have been working with him in these Robberies. We would like to applaud the Joint task team for the work done in Nabweru in recovering these stolen items and making the arrest,’’ Owoyesigyire urged the community to maintain vigilance indicating that this the only way they can fight criminal gangs in their areas of residence.