Two Arrested for Stealing 104 National Identity Cards Deposited as Collateral


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On September 8, 2023, two individuals were apprehended for stealing 104 national identity cards and four million shillings. These items had been left as security deposits at a company office.

The suspects have been identified as Kwikiriza Evans and Rubogo Sam, both former employees of T.M.K loans service in Kanaba-Ndejje Busabala road.

According to SSP Patrick Onyango, the Public Relations Officer of Kampala Metropolitan, it is alleged that on September 3, 2023, at approximately 7:30 pm, Kwikiriza Evans, a 22-year-old resident of Katuga East, Mitanda parish, Kiwunga subcounty, Ntugamo district, stole the 104 national identity cards and four million shillings. Evans had previously worked as a loans officer at the company.

This theft was orchestrated by Kwikiriza Evans and his accomplice, Rubogo Sam, who is also a former employee of the same company.

Acting on a tip-off, the flying squad of Kampala Metropolitan Police East, traced the suspects to Kanungu-Kihihi, where Kwikiriza Evans was apprehended with the stolen items in his travel bag.

At present, they are being held at Jinja Road Police Station while further investigations are underway.

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