KABALE – Police in Kabale have arrested two suspects and are hunting for several others in connection to terrorizing areas of Kigezi by stealing motor vehicle number plates.
The suspects have been identified as Christmas Dominic commonly known as Chris 27 years, businessman dealing in motor vehicles and resident of Bugarama village Buhara sub county Kabale district and Arnold Kwasiima 30 years, a driver and resident of Mparo village Nyarurambi parish Rwamucucu sub county Rukiga district.
“They were arrested on May 24, 2021 after were tracked by security operatives when they stole number plates from about fifteen vehicles from areas of Kabahangara cell Karubanda ward Southern division Kabale municipality, Rubaya and Butanda sub counties in Kabale district in the night of between 22nd and 23rd/05/2021 respectively,” revealed the police in a statement.
“On their arrest, search was conducted and double number plates for eight vehicles were recovered and exhibited. Operation to to apprehend their accomplices is underway. Whoever may have had their number plates plucked off are advised to report to Kabale Police Station with proof of ownership,” police said.