The suspect is Benard Karubanga, a resident of Kiryatete, a Hoima town suburb in Kahoora division Hoima Municipality. The suspect was arrested on Friday evening from Kiryatete following numerous complaints from members of the public.
A 29-year old man has been arrested in Hoima district for impersonating the police.
The suspect Benard Karubanga, is a resident of Kiryatete, a Hoima town suburb in Kahoora
division, Hoima Municipality.
Karubanga was arrested on Friday evening in Kiryatete following numerous complaints from members of the public.
Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says the suspect with others still at large have for long been terrorizing Hoima residents extorting money from
them in the areas of Kiryatete, Kibaati, Kiganda, Lusaka and Kinubi claiming to
be part of the Police enforcing the ongoing curfew.
He says that
the suspect has been impersonating police to extort money from the locals and
also torturing those who would refuse to hand over money to him during the wee
hours of the night.
the suspect who is currently detained at Hoima Central Police station will be charged
with impersonation, torture and acquiring money by false pretence.
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a resident of Kiryatete condemned the act and says that the illegality has
drown fear in the area.