Following increased theft of motorcycles in areas of Wakiso, police in Nsangi has carried out an intelligence-led operation and arrested six suspected motorcycle thieves.
According to Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, among the arrested suspects is Muyingo Brian 26, an online marketer and resident of Kinawa zone, Kasenge Ward, Kyengera Town Council. He was arrested with one suspected stolen Motorcycle UEY 444Y.
“A search was conducted at his place of residence and one motorcycle registration number UFC 521M Bajaj, two number plates UEY 649Y and UED 711X, and suspected forged Motorcycle documents were recovered,” said Owoyesigyire.
The other five suspects were arrested from areas of Kinawa, Kalerwe, Budo, and Kasenge.
“They led us to a recovery of six suspected stolen motorcycles with the following registration numbers UES 229U, UFF 624V, UEY 444 Y, UFC 521M, UFD 864A, and UFB 113 W,” he said.
He further disclosed that they are yet to verify ownership of the said motorcycles but all suspects are currently detained at Nsangi Police station as investigations into the matter continue.