Armed robbers make off with Shs50m and 6 phones in Bweyogerere

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Police in Seeta are investigating an aggravated robbery incident that took place last evening on Kazinga Bweyogerere road in Mukono district where armed robbers allegedly stole Shs50m and six mobile phones.

According to Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson, the victims were identified as   Emmanuel Ssebayiga and Racheal Babirye who operate a mobile money business in Kireka. The victims, while traveling in their vehicle UEB 056W, were intercepted by two men dressed in military camouflage before being robbed.

“The suspects who were armed with AK 47 rifles forcibly removed the driver from the steering moments before robbing the victims Shs50 million and 6 phones.  The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle registration number UAS 976P after abandoning the victims,” Owoyesigyire stated.

Owoyesigyire further stated that Police were alerted and they managed to rescue the victims and recover their vehicle which had been abandoned without its ignition key.

The police are currently searching for the suspects and have forwarded the registration number of their vehicle to the CCTV control room for tracking.

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