By APN Reporter
Police in Mbarara have this afternoon shot dead and arrested three others as police cracked down on an armed criminal gang in Mbarara
The armed gang has reportedly been using Nyakaizi cell,Kakoba division of Mbarara municipality as their base to terrorize residents.
Police started tracking the gang after receiving information that they were behind a robbery that occurred on the 4th of March 2019 at Bam fuel station in Kabwohe in sheema district.
Samson Kasasira the Rwizi regional police spokesperson says that the police alongside the flying squad Mbarara tracked down the thugs and one of them was put of action as they exchanged fire with the police.
The deceased has been identified as Yonasani Mbaine (40) a resident of Bushenyi- Ishaka municipality.
An SMG UG PSO 340235607221 with 2 rounds of ammunition were recovered.
Those arrested also include Abbey Nyonyintono, Patrick Kato and Hussein Odeke Hussein in connection with a series of robberies in the Ankole area.