The Territorial Police in Kamuli is actively investigating another follow-home front-gate attack and robbery which occurred on 5.07.2022 at 8pm, at Bukaga zone, Southern Division, in Kamuli Municipality, Kamuli District, where a one Hajji Swale Mukembo, a prominent businessman, was attacked by two armed thugs on a bodaboda and robbed him of cash Ugx 2m.
Other items the businessman lost to thugs include; keys to the shop and keys to his motor vehicle, a Toyota Harrier, UAV 809P, Black in colour. After the robbery, they immediately escaped with their loot.
“The fortunate part of it is that the victim was not injured. He did the right thing and handed over the valuable items on him. The overriding consideration in dealing with a robbery is to reduce the possibility of an injury,” says Police.
Police says this is the second incident in Kamuli in a period of 4 months. “Once again, we urge the public to take extra care when leaving and returning home. Always try to reduce the chance of being targeted by altering your routines, gate surveillance, maintaining a well-lit and visible entrance and where the possible deployment of security guards.”
Police adds that the Flying Squad Unit was dispatched to the area to effectively track down the suspects and ensure they are brought to book.