By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Mbarara city have today netted four notorious number plate thieves who have been terrorizing the whole region of Rwizi.
The Rwizi region police mouthpiece ASP Samson Kasasira has identified the suspects as Didas Mugume 36 , Didas Musinguzi 28 both residents of Mwizi Subcounty Rwampara district, Kenneth Amutuhe 41 years a resident of Kijungu, Mbarara city, and Norman Besiga 27 years a resident of Bugashe in Nyakayojo Mbarara city.
Kasasira revealed that three of the suspects are ex-convicts on charges of aggravated robbery while the fourth deals in issuing of sim cards.
“One of the suspects deals in issuing of simcards ,so he has been giving out sim cards registered in other people’s names, to thugs so that they could communicate with the victims,” Kasasira explained.
Kasasira said that the suspects will be charged in the courts of law with theft, forgery when investigations are over.
Last week police in Kiruhura district arrested three thugs including a woman and so far they have recovered 11 number plates from Kiruhura, 11 from Mbarara, and 10 from Ibanda District.
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