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Three Arrested For Staging Illegal Road Blocks

Ayub Wabiika, the Budondo LC 3 chairperson says he had received several reports from local leaders over the illegal road blocks.
Three youths in Jinja district are in trouble for staging illegal roadblocks. They are Dennis Ngobi, Michael Katumba and Alex Waiswa.   The trio is locked up at Budondo police station in Jinja on accusations of staging illegal roadblocks in Budondo Sub County.

The suspects are said to have been staging illegal road block armed with machetes and big sticks where they would harass unsuspecting motorists. 

Ayub Wabiika, the Budondo LC 3 chairperson says he had received several reports from local leaders over the illegal road blocks.

"LC 1 chairpersons have been calling me to help them caution the youths against this insensitive act of illegal arrests before the curfew time as they were breeding insecurity within our area," he said. 

Dennis Atuhaire, the Officer in charge of Budondo Police Station says the suspects were picked up from their hideouts in Kibibi trading center ion Tuesday afternoon.

"These three were part of a bigger gang of 15 youths who had pitched camp in Kibibi trading center," he said. Atuhaire says investigations are underway, adding that the suspects will be charged with possession of dangerous weapons in public and impersonation.

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