Police spokesperson Fred Enanga has said that the self-proclaimed tycoon, Charles Olim alias Sipapa has been arrested over alleged involvement in a robbery in Kampala in which over Shs1.6 billion was stolen.
“We wish to inform the public that the Directorate of Crime Intelligence has arrested Sipapa, who was on the police wanted list, for an alleged aggravated robbery,” said Enanga.
He further revealed that arrangements are in place to hand him over to the CID task team at Kampala Metropolitan Police for further interview and court action.
“The police leadership has commended the tireless efforts of the CID and CI task teams in arresting and helping to bring the suspect to justice. This now brings the number of suspects arrested to five,” he said.
The five suspects are alleged to have participated in the robbery of a South Sudan national, Jacob Arok, a resident of Bunga in Kampala on the night of August 28.