Security Guard steals UGX 30m from church
By Racheal Nuwahereza
Territorial police in Kamuli District have arrested a private security guard identified as Daniel Muwandane who allegedly stole over UGX 30m from a church.
Muwandane reportedly broke into the offices of Ground-breaking Ministries located at Namwenda Road in Northern Division, Kamuli Municipality, Kamuli District and stole the money which was meant for the training pastors in the region.
Muwandane was tracked down by the District Crime Intelligence team with the help K9 dog up to his home district in Amolatar where he had escaped to. He was arrested with UGX 27.2m which was exhibited.
In another related incident,
Police in Kiira region have arrested two men suspected to have robbed UGX 280million from Bhavin Prajapati, the finance officer of Victoria Nile plastics Ltd.
The suspects who were traveling in a Toyota Wish REG No. UBA 032N are said to have waylaid Prajapati and a colleague as they returned from Bank of Baroda, Jinja Branch, to the factory in Njeru municipality, Buikwe District.
The robbers reportedly blocked the duo, put them on gunpoint and ordered them to surrender the bag in their possession. The victims quickly alerted the Police of Njeru, Kayunga and Jinja who traced the bag using a GPS device. The suspects were arrested at Rainbow Guest House in Wakitaka on the Jinja-Kamuli Highway, where they were allegedly found feasting on beers.
Police recovered an AK-47 assault rifle belonging to the UPDF, with serial number UG-UPDF-UH-3113, with 28 rounds of live ammunition, a hammer, pair of pliers & harmful drug substances.
James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson said that upon concluding investigations, the suspects who are currently detained at Jinja Police Station, will be charged with aggravated robbery and possession of illegal firearms under case reference CRB569/2022.