By our Reporter.
The police in Kajjansi have arrested two suspected robbers that raided the home of a banker, Allan Joshua Mwesigwa, on Thursday night.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said that about seven armed thugs attacked Mwesigwa’s home in Kajjansi town council at around 11 pm and robbed various items.
Owoyesigyire said Mwesigwa was not at home at the time of the raid but his maid was threatened with a gun and pangas.
As the maid pleaded for mercy, thugs robbed two television screens, wireless speakers, play station, children’s passports, two phones and other assorted items. Mwesigwa upon receiving information about his home raid, he alerted Kajjansi police station which visited the crime scene.
Assistant Superintendent of Police -ASP Kirindoli Kamugira, upon visiting the scene received clues leading to the arrest of one suspect identified by neighbors as Nsubuga.
Nsubuga led Kamugira and his team to areas of Kawuku and Kitara under Entebbe municipality where two guns were recovered.
“Each gun was loaded with five rounds. A television screen, sharp pangas, pit axe, Martial strengthener, bags with new clothes, ladies’ jewelries were recovered in Kawuku and Kitara.
Nsubuga also led the team to the home of one Kennedy where a TV, back bag, laptop, money notes (100 Shs) of Obote regime, were also recovered,” Owoyesigyire said.
Nsubuga and Kennedy then took police officers to a shrine in Kitara, where a new mattress, two mobile phones, a bag, car key, a remote and a UPDF logo, were also recovered.
Kajjansi has opened two files on references Bwebajja SD ref 08/10/10/2019 and Kajjansi CRB 680/2019.
The arrest comes a day after armed thugs raided the home of local musician Grace Sekamatte and robbed items ranging from car, television screen and unspecified amount of money.
Sekamatte’s car a Subaru Forester registration number UBD 198Z was recovered abandoned at Martin Road in Old Kampala. This incident also came a day after armed thugs raided MACKS Investments factory and offices in Buloba along Mityana-Kampala highway.