Patrick Onyango Kampala metropolitan police spokesman said that in the third incident that was conducted at Busega-Mityana Roundabout where the group hurled a flammable liquid in the bottle to a government vehicle registration number UG 0199K, a Toyota Fortune on June 26, 2020. This explosive busted into flames on the co-driver's side but the public nearby extinguish the fire.
agencies have launched a hunt for a group of five suspected criminals who are hurling improvised petrol bombs at government vehicles.
said the group of five people have been captured on different CCTV cameras footages carrying out
three separate attacks in different parts of the city including Katwe, Nateete
Among the incidents, Police says one suspect is seen while riding a motorcycle registration number UEU 391F attacking a government vehicle registration number UG 0450T on June 23, 2020. However, the occupants survived unhurt in Nateete.
In the second incident, the suspects politely
asked the driver of motor vehicle registration number UG 0182H to stop for them
to cross. When the driver stopped, they pulled out a hammer and hit the
windscreen. The criminals were unable to execute their crime and fled after
their hammer fell in the car in Katwe.
The third incident was conducted at Busega-Mityana
roundabout where a group hurled a flammable liquid in a
bottle to a government vehicle registration number UG 0199K, a Toyota Fortune
on June 26, 2020. This explosive bust into flames on the co-driver's side but
the public nearby put-off the fire.
The Kampala metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick
Onyango said on Saturday that they suspect that the intentions of these criminals is to force government to lift the ban on
boda-bodas not carrying passengers.
// “Cue in: police is after them…
out: we need them arrested.”//
“These actions are unacceptable and police is using
all the available technology to have them arrested and charged with malicious
damage to government property and other offences," says Onyango.
He appealed to anybody with any information that
can lead Police to the arrest these criminals to pass it to the
nearest police station.
this year, police arrested three people who were connected to the four
separate attacks of government vehicles in Kampala.