By Spy Uganda
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the Flying Squad Unit together with the territorial police of Kampala Metropolitan (KMP) are currently carrying out an operation against the theft of motor vehicles.
Owoyesigyire says so far eight vehicles have been recovered and five suspects arrested. Of the eight vehicles, four have been claimed by the owners whereas the remaining four vehicles are currently parked at CID headquarters, Kibuli, for safe custody.
KMP mouthpiece adds that two of the four vehicles parked at CID Kibuli are numberless.
“Police are working with other agencies to establish owners and then hand them over,” says Luke adding;
“During investigations, we have established that the recovered vehicles were stolen from Kampala Metropolitan Area and later driven by criminals to public parking in Lugala, Kosovo, Nakulabye and Nakawuka.”
TheSpy Uganda has learnt that the suspects later sell the stolen vehicles in whole or dismantle them and sell their parts. “The police is currently interested in arresting the buyers of these stolen vehicles as it has been proved that they buy the said vehicles well knowing they are stolen.”
Luke adds that’s the operations are still ongoing against these goons.