Police in Kazo district western Uganda is holding a man in his 20’s for stealing vehicle number plates.
Mugisha Charist, a resident of Kigiro village, Kebisooni sub county, Rukungiri District was arrested for stealing a number of vehicle number plates including the one belonging to his boss, Herbert Rubatemba of Kazo Town Council, where the suspect was working.
Preliminary statements indicate that the case of number plate theft was recorded in Kazo Police Station last Wednesday, police launched a manhunt till they netted Mugisha at his boss’ home yesterday.
Kazo District Police Commander, Akankwatsa Kelly Kinene confirmed the case, urging vehicle owners to always stay away from their vehicles in case they find their number plates missing, in order not to suffocate evidence.
Kinene also urges the youths to indulge in profit making businesses and activities instead of theft.