BUGIRI- Police Wednesday arrested two men for allegedly trailing a businessman with the intention of stealing money from him.
The men allegedly trailed the businessman from Centenary Bank, Bugiri branch, where he had reportedly withdrawn Shs90 million.
Busoga East Police Spokesperson, Mr James Mubi, on Wednesday said that when the businessman arrived at the district headquarters, he realised that he was being trailed by suspicions people who were driving in a Toyota Harrier, Reg. No. UBF 127T.
Mr Mubi said that businessman swiftly drove back to the bank to seek sanctuary.
The suspects followed him to the bank where they were arrested because police and the management of the bank had been alerted.
Mr Mubi said they have detained the two suspects as investigations continue.
He, however, declined to reveal whether the suspects were armed. The vehicle in which the suspects were moving has been impounded by police.
This comes a day after
Security operatives Tuesday shot dead four men who were reportedly on a robbery mission in Mutundwe, Rubaga Division in Kampala.
According to police spokesman, Mr Fred Enanga, UPDF soldiers led the operation and trailed the armed thugs from Gaba and intercepted them at Mutundwe.
He said the armed suspected robbers were travelling in a Toyota Wish vehicle Reg. No. UBE 808F.
According to Mr Enanga, security officers tried to intercept them in Mutundwe. When they failed to stop, a swift chase punctuated by sporadic gun fire exchange ensued.
At Mutundwe hill, according to police, the men were cornered and shot dead.
A star pistol no. 32002896 old model and the Toyota WISH vehicle were recovered at the scene.
Police identified the men as Stephen Wandera of Mengo, Lameck Mayanja of Kabalagala, Dick Mugalu of Makindye and Ismail Segirinya.
“Security officers got intelligence and tried to intercept them in their motor vehicles UBE 808F, Toyora WISH, UAN 368H Caldina black in colour. Thugs declined to stop prompting a chase with the security team while on gun exchange. At Mutundwe hill, thugs were cornered shooting 4 dead recovering a star pistol no. 32002896 old model and motor vehicle UBE 808F WISH,” Mr Enanga said before adding that no member of public was injured and or affected in any way.
who were allegedly on a robbery mission
in Mutundwe, Kampala.