Police have arrested 8 suspects in connection with a spate of robberies in the areas of Ndegye, Makindye Ssabagabo.
KMP Deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says they first picked up two suspects identified as Ssempija John alias Monday, who led police to Patrick alias Konde.
The suspect would allegedly steal people’s properties and later sell them off. Police later arrested Hamidu Sentongo, Ssenyonjo Henry, Kyalimpa Ronald, Isimbe Alex, Ojambu Johnson and Kato Filipo.
Police also recovered a number of items including; Flat screen Tvs, three home thatres, 9 small woofers, remorts, blender, laptop, microwave warmer, Camera chargers, gas cooker with its cylinders among others.
“They have confessed that all these items were stolen. We have been receiving cases of aggravated robbery in the areas of Bunamwaya and Zzana in the last one week. So this operation was as a result of those robberies” Owoyesigyire says.
He added that police have beefed up patrols and the operation is still ongoing and the suspects will be arraigned before courts of law after their accomplices have been arrested.