KAMPALA – A woman accused of using sedatives to sedate men before stealing their properties, on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, arrested by police in Kyengera, a township in Kampala Metropolitan area.
The suspect has been identified as Judith Atukwase alias Elizabeth Amanya.
According to police, her arrest followed the robbery from a man, who took her home and she sedated him at night before robbing all household items.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman Patrick Onyango said the woman has been targeting men of different professions including bankers, lawyers, journalists, medics and businessmen.
In her statement to our officers, the suspect said they have a big group including women from Nigeria and other neighbouring countries.
Police recovered seven flat screens, woofer, bed sheets, laptops and other items from her home.
“We expect that there are very many people who were robbed by these ladies, but they are shy to report or to come out to speak about it. We want to encourage them to come out and talk to us to enable the detectives stop the crime,” he said.