By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Rwizi region have arrested one person found in possession of a fake gun in Mbarara city.
Rwizi region police spokesperson ASP Samson Kasasira told www.mknewslink.com that God Byaruhanga aged 35 years and his accomplice were intercepted on night of July 14,2020 in Nkokonjeru cell, Kamukuzi division where they were trying to rob a Boda Boda rider.
“As police we were able to arrest Byaruhanga but his accomplice who he claims to be the ring leader’ Dogo Black’ also a matooke vendor managed to escape but we are hunting for him,” Kasasira said.
Kasasira noted that the operation followed an outcry from the residents of Boma and Nkokonjeru cells in Kamukuzi division, who complained of armed robbers terrorising them at night.
Agnes Kwarikunda, a resident of Kiyanja a victim said that she was waylaid last week at around 07:30 pm while heading home, beaten and her bag containing ugx 50000 plus a phone taken.
Kasasira said that robbers use curfew hours to terrorise isolated places with residences
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