By Prossy Namiiro
The Territorial Police of Kawempe on Wednesday arrested 17 suspected thugs called “Kasolo boys.”
These were arrested from Jinja Kaloli area, a Kawempe suburb also popular for being a home for thugs.
Luke Oweyesigire, the Deputy Police Spokesperson in the Metropolitan Area says the group has been terrorising residents of Kawempe.
“Upon arrest, they were found bound a taxi Toyota hiace registration UBK 813F. It is alleged that the group uses the vehicle to deploy thugs in different areas with a motive of robbing from locals and then pick them up after their robbery missions . Upon getting this information, the vehicle was intercepted and suspects arrested.” Luke said.
A few days ago, police arrested over 30 criminal suspects believed to be behind hardcore crimes on the Northern Bypass.
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