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Taxi Driver Robs Passenger of UGX 1.5M

Sura Muhereza, of Kijungu in Mbarara Municipality was arrested and charged with the robbery of 1.5 million shillings from a sister of the Igara East MP, Micheal Mawanda
 A taxi driver in Bushenyi town has been charged with robbery.

Sura Muhereza, of Kijungu in Mbarara Municipality was arrested and charged with the robbery of 1.5 million shillings from a sister of the Igara East MP, Micheal Mawanda.

Bushenyi district police commander, Joab Wabwire says that Muhereza committed the offence on Wednesday when he picked Annah Rwankore from Bushenyi town. But on reaching Rwentuha the driver pulled out a knife and forced Rwankore to surrender whatever she had.

The DPC says that the driver then slowed down the car reg no:UAF 031R and pushed Rwankore out of the car causing her some injuries.

The DPC says that cases of taxi drivers robbing their passengers have been all too common especially during the holidays.

He says that taxi drivers who rob their passengers will be tracked down and prosecuted before courts of law.

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