Police is holding a racket of thugs who have been putting top city businessmen and rich foreigners on gun point and later rob them of billions of shillings.
According to police, the hunt for the racket was arrested after putting a rich foreigner and businessman Kannankutty krisnamoham on gun point and later robbed him 100,000 Euros totaling to shs 400m.
Police says on 8th Feb a group of thugs moving on a motor cycle along Jinja Road opposite Bank of Africa hit the foreigner on the face with sharp object and later grabbed his bag containing money.
Charles Twiine the Spokesperson for CID says when he gained some sense, he went and reported the case of aggravated robbery at Central Police Station Kampala and the hunt for robbers started.
Twiine says through credible intelligence, one suspect who was identified as Ssentimba Samuel a.k.a SIMPLE was arrested in Namungona Rubaga Division and on interrogation, the suspect confessed and revealed some of his accomplices who include Mugisha Julius 35yrs a boda boda rider, at William street and a residence of Wakiso Town.
The arrested suspects are part of the gang that had earlier escaped from lawful custody on their way to prison in June 2020 after they had been charged of aggravated Robbery of Ugx 200 Million which they had robbed using similar violent method to the prejudice of a Somali business man at Equatorial mall in Kampala.
Vigorous efforts are being undertaken by our officers to ensure that the suspects who are still at large are traced, apprehended and charged to Courts of Law.