Savannah Region Robberies and Murders
This now brings the total number of suspects arrested to 10 including two female suspects. FILE PHOTO

The prime suspect identified as Kisule Stephen was arrested on 02.03.2021, together with Mawejje Samuel, while hiding in Bombo. This now brings the total number of suspects arrested to 10 including two female suspects.

The Flying Squad Unit with assistance from SFC, CMI, the 1st Division Kakiri and Savannah Region team have arrested the prime suspect and team leader of the notorious criminal gang, that was actively involved in the string of aggravated robberies and related murders in the districts of Luwero, Nakasongola, and Nakaseke. 

The prime suspect identified as Kisule Stephen was arrested on 02.03.2021, together with Mawejje Samuel, while hiding in Bombo. This now brings the total number of suspects arrested to 10 including two female suspects. 

The suspects arrested earlier include Miga Shaban, 22 a year, old male adult and resident of Nkonkojeru; Olega Mansur, a 35-year-old male adult, Mwanje Rogers, a 24-year-old, boda boda rider and resident of Buvuma Village; Yiga Rashid, Kiwanuka Fred; Lutale Hellen, Nakiranda Shakira and Ngozi Robina, the wife to Kisule Stephen.

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In reference to a police statement dated 02.03.202, the police spokesperson, Fred Enanga said that they undertook search investigations at the suspects’ homes and they recovered a pistol with two magazines and 17 rounds of ammunition, that they robbed from the Late Major Noel Mwesigye, an SMG gun with two empty magazines, 17 mobile phones, a motorcycle Reg number UEV 185W, Bajaj Boxer Red in colour.

Enanga noted that this is one of the biggest achievement of security operatives to arrest a determined group of gang leaders. 

Savannah Region Robberies and Murders
This now brings the total number of suspects arrested to 10 including two female suspects. FILE PHOTO

The police spokesperson indicated that the group is going to be charged for the death of 10 victims and an additional 44victims of aggravated robbery from the respective districts.

“The arrest of these gang leaders is a very big achievement in the efforts of the joint security agencies that included; the Flying Squad Unit, SFC, CMI, 1st Division Kakiri, and the territorial units of Savannah Region, Luwero, Nakaseke and Nakasongola districts. The motive behind this wave of gun violence was established to be financial gains. They are going to be held accountable for the death of 10 victims and an additional 44victims of aggravated robbery from the respective districts,” Enanga said.

“We would like to reassure the public that we shall continue working tirelessly to counter all forms of gang crime in our communities. We believe this successful operation will greatly reduce violent crime in the area, and also enable them go about daily activities normally,” he added.

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Meanwhile below is a list of the persons who were victimised by the notorious criminal gang.