KAMPALA – Police in Kampala Metropolitan Police are hunting for robbers who raided a nun’s convent in Bunamwaya in the wee hours of Monday morning and made off with several properties and money.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the thugs, who were armed with machetes, attacked the convent of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa at 2am on Monday and ransacked the offices before stealing laptops and an unspecified amount of money.
He said police officers visited the crime scene and recorded statements from nuns.
The convent, located at Gobi B zone is under the Katwe Policing Division superintended by Kampala South region.
The incident comes three months after a security guard shot dead a suspected thug later identified as William Otuke, who was breaking into Lubaga Catholic shrine in Rubaga Division Kampala, allegedly, to steal offertory.
Rubaga Catholic shrine contains images and statutes that resonate with the history of Catholicism in Uganda, white fathers and past clergy.