Police apprehends 4 suspects in relation to MP Ssegona’s cash disappearance, retrieves UGX. 85 million.

Legislator Hon. Medard Segoona Lubega whose cash went missing from his car at a washing bay.

The joint security team from the Uganda Police force in Kampala metropolitan area successfully carried out an operation which resulted into the arrest of 4 suspects linked to the theft of cash worth over UGX. 100million which was stolen from legislator’s vehicle Hon. Medard Ssegona while at the washing bay.

It’s alleged that on 8th March, Hon Lubega Medard Ssegona parked his vehicle on a washing bay named Saga Washing bay in kakeka zone to be washed and handed it to one of the suspect known as Asiimwe, who connived with his friends and stole cash worth UGX. 118 million, leaving the vehicle unwashed.

Speaking at a press conference in Naguru today, the deputy police spokesperson for Kampala metropolitan area Luke owoyesigyire disclosed that the suspects include Nantongo Annet a supermarket attendant and resident of Busega, kibaya John Vianney 20years of age and an electrician of Kinaawa, Asimwe Jovan a car washer and a resident of Kinaawa and Migadde Emmanuel a car washer a resident of Kinaawa.

According to Luke, the victim begun by engaging the suspects softly, which fell in vain hence resorting to approach the police where a statement was recovered on the 15th and investigations kicked off right away leading to the arrest of the said suspects.

“upon search we first recovered UGX. 35 million in Kinaawa and later on recovered UGX. 50 million in a place located in Mpigi called Kalaga.” Luke said

He’s lauded their police officers for their swift response to the matter, adding that the suspects will be arraigned in courts of law.

He however, urged all prominent people to always seek police’s attention immediately if such incidents happen to them, rather than having fear.

“don’t keep quiet when such atrocities happen to you, we have many people who have been robbed in such ways because they feel they are public feared figures, they hesitate to report to us thinking they could be heavily investigated yet our main aim is to only focus on money theft not other issues.” Said KMP deputy Pro.



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