They steal vehicles in Uganda and sell them in Nairobi
07 July 2016, 18:05
Nairobi - Three men who have for long been reportedly robbing vehicles from Uganda at gun point and later selling them in Kenya have been arrested by police.
The inspector general of police,general Kale Kayihura told the press last evening after parading the three men,that the arrested are the masterminds of the racket stealing luxury vehicles and taking them to Nairobi Kenya.
He identified the arrested as Paul Sejjungo,Geoffrey Kabuye,and Joweri Soweri. The first two ate from central Uganda and the third hails from eastern Uganda .
''We arrested them with a stolen Mercedez Benz,E-class,registration number UAY 042W on the Namutumba - Mbale road. We have evidence that the three men we arrested are behind stolen cars that are sold in Kenya and have been wanted for some time.'' said Kayihura.
He said the robbers were on their way to Lwakhaka border village where they usually enter Kenya without using official entry routes like Busia and Malaba.
He said the robbers were arrested 3 hours after robbing the vehicle from the owner at Kyaliwajala village in central Uganda district of Wakiso.
He said the thugs were trailed because the vehicle had a global positioning system,which was used to track them.They confessed about selling stolen vehicles in Kenya.
They will soon be taken to court to be charged with robbery and other related offenses.
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