Armed criminals raid Kampala city suburbs

Machete-welding thugs caught on CCTV camera at a residential premises in Nasana Municipality, Wakiso District recently. PHOTO/COURTESY

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  • Mr Geoffrey Ssekidde, a resident of Salaama Road, said people staying in the valleys are the most affected.

Residents of Katwe and nearby areas in the Kampala City outskirts are living in fear after a spike in burglary cases in homes and business premises.
The crimes are mainly committed in Salaama and Masajja areas. The residents say the criminals also waylay and rob people at night. 
The criminal activities have also spread to other areas, including Mutundwe, Kasajja, and Bunamwaya with reports of armed thugs erecting illegal roadblocks where they rob motorists and pedestrians. 

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