KABALE POLICE ARREST 49 SUSPECTED THIEVES
BY VANANSIO KAKOGOSO
A total of forty nine people have been arrested by police in Kabale
municipality a head of Christmas festivities.
Most of the arrested suspects were last night found at Kings video
hall aka King Kong cinema hall along Kigongi road and pine video hall
at Nyerere road in central division Kabale municipality.
The Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate says that
the operation is aimed at arrested suspected criminals who hide in
happening places and later attack and rob night travelers.
Maate says that Police was forced to carry out an operation following
an outcry by dwellers on the increase of theft and burglary among
He says that all of suspects failed to explain exactly where they stay
neither displaying any identification to the security operatives
before they were arrested.
Maate adds that the suspects who are currently being detained at
Kabale Central Police Station will be screened and others will appear
before courts of law to answer the charges accordingly after
investigations into the matter are complete.
However, Dickson Byamukama who a chapatti maker at Pine Street and one
of the suspects says that security operatives did not allow him to
give his defense, because they found him leaving work
Source:www.mknewslink.com a western Uganda news website.