Four held over aggravated robbery

By APN Reporter

 Police is holding four people for alleged involvement in aggravated robbery of cash Euros 100.000 from a businessman Kannankutty krisnamoham.

It is alleged that on 8th Feb. 2021 at Jinja Road opposite Bank of Africa at 10am, the suspects moving in 4 pairs on motorcycles, violently hit the victim in the face making him unconscious before grabbing and fleeing with the money, to an unknown destination.

Criminal investigations department of police spokesperson Charles Twine says that the Victim was picked up by sympathizing boda boda riders and later rushed to the hospital for treatment.

On recovery, the victim reported the case at Central Police Station (CPS), Kampala and investigations commenced.

Twine says that 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 Julius Mugisha  ,35, a boda boda rider,  at William street at Arua park stage, and a resident 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 with aggravated Robbery of Ugx 200 Million which they had robbed using a similar violent method to the prejudice of a Somali businessman at Equatorial mall in Kampala.

Twine further reveals that vigorous efforts are being undertaken by  officers to ensure that the suspects who are still at large are traced, apprehended and charged before the Courts of Law.