At the wake of rampant mobile money attacks, police have advised operators to hire private security guards.
Armed thugs have in the last three weeks shot, killed over seven mobile money and hardware operators in Kampala and its outskirts.
Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) has started investigating Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Chairperson, Sylvia Ntambi, over misappropriation allegations.
A CID source said Ntambi’s probe has been ignited by a more than 20-page document by whistle blowers in which she is accused of misusing EOC’s funds, practicing nepotism and tribalism while managing the institution
A new wave of armed robbers moving on three motorcycles is puzzling police investigators. In the last three weeks, gun wielding thugs using three motorcycles have attacked several mobile money operators including robbing a hardware shop in Kampala and its outskirts. At least seven people have been killed in these robberies and others left nursing bullet wounds
It is alleged that John Okwonga, defiled his niece and impregnated her, while at his home in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality, in March this year. The minor’s mother filed a case of aggravated defilement on May 30, 2019, at Gulu Central Police Station.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday morning that the suspects have been conniving with the iron bar hitmen to buy stolen items from their victims such as television sets, laptops and mobile phones at cheaper prices and later sell them in their shops.