Three Arrested for Theft

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The suspects- Sande Robert,Peter Okwiri and Meddy Walyowa were arrested on Saturday for allegedly robbing a lorry full of coffee at Buwenge sub county,Iganga district

Police in Iganga have arrested three people for alleged theft.
 
The suspects- Sande Robert,Peter Okwiri and Meddy Walyowa were arrested on Saturday for allegedly robbing a lorry full of coffee at Buwenge sub county,Iganga district
 
Dressed in army uniforms and armed with a toy gun, the suspects staged a roadblock, stopped the lorry driver who was transporting the coffee to Kampala and threatened to shoot him.
 
With fear growing, the suspects ordered the other occupants in the lorry to surrender the money and grabbed three mobile phones.
 
They ordered the driver out of the lorry and drove off towards Kalilro district. They were however intercepted at Nabigundevillage, Namugalwe Sub County along the Iganga to Kaliro road.

A pair of army uniforms and a toy gun was recovered from the three suspects.

The Iganga district police commander, David Manzi said investigationsinto the matter were still underway.

Manzi said the trio will appear before court to answer charges of robbery and being in possession of army uniform.

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