Police in kireka this morning shot three suspects who had been found in the home of a city businessman with robbing machetes.
The city businessman who was attacked by the robbers has been identified as Godfrey Atukwatse a resident of Kireka, bira village in wakiso district.
Luke owoyesigyire the deputy public relations officer Kampala metropolitan told us that six thugs all armed with pangas, toy guns and others machetes attacked a home of Godfrey Atukwatse in kireka at 2 am in the wee hours of the morning adding that as they had started robbing him, police was notified and they quickly responded in time and found armed robbers still around and surrounded them before firing bullets that saw three of the robbers being disabled and arrested on spot but the other three robbers escaped and are being hunted.
Six robbers armed with pangas, knives, and other killing machetes attacked the home of Godfrey Atukwatse in bira village in kireka in wakiso district and started robbing him before police surrounded them and arrested three suspects after disabling them through shooting at them and unfortunately three of their colleagues escaped and are on police hunt,” said Luke Owoyesigyire.
Luke added that the arrested three suspects are being kept at Mulago hospital where they are getting treatment so that they can get better and be charged in courts of law.
A file of aggravated robbery vied CRB025/ 2018 has been opened against the three suspects already in the custody of police as the other three are being hunted so that they can all be charged together in courts of law after investigations are done.