By Spy Uganda
The Territorial Police in Otuke district and Busia district, carried out two separate deadly operations, where they put out of action, two notorious robbers during a gun fire exchange, and recovered two guns.
Uganda Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says the anti –robbery team in Busia, on the 25.09.2023, at around 2:30pm, pursued a notorious, robber, identified as Kudu Ashraf alias Mr. X, after an armed robbery, where he shot and injured Najjuko Prossy, a money exchange dealer at Arubaine market.
”Police swiftly responded and surrounded the robber at Maweru East “B” in Busia district. He was fatally wounded during a fire exchange. An SMG with 16 rounds, cash Ugx 21,175,000/= Kshs, 612,005, and phones were all recovered pending hand over to the victim. The victim was also rushed to Busia HC IV for treatment,” says Enanga.
He adds that in Otuke district, the Joint Anti-robbery team of the police and UPDF, responded to an armed robbery at Agweng cell, Owinyo ward on the 26.09.2023 at around 9pm, and put out of action, a one Ouni Norman Kaunda, a notorious robber, who was also wanted for theft of a gun.
Enanga says in the above incident, police recovered an SMG, with 6 rounds, 24 bullets were missing.
”We strongly believe the recovery of the two guns from the hands of violent criminals will bring some bit of peace and safety in the respective communities. Our intelligence led operations on illegal possession of firearms remain active and ongoing,” says Enanga.