Former Parliamentary Aspirant Arrested For Attempted Robbery

By Our Reporter




The Territorial Police in Busoga North and Buyende, has in custody, a former MP Aspirant for Buyende West, Sempa Vincent and his driver Isaac Musoke Robert.



A fourth suspect, an army officer attached to the Fisheries Protection Unit, Tiya Ndimulodi was also arrested for attempted robbery and fraud in a mercury deal of a German Store in Busikwe village, Gumpi sub county in Buyende district.


Two of his colleagues, Fredrick Ngobi of Munyegera Ward, Buwenge in Jinja and Nsuguba Ibrahim, a boda boda rider of Kamuli were killed by a mob, after the deal went wrong.


According to Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson, the suspects went to the home of the seller of Mercury, Mzeeyi Bamwegobye Mutwaire, with the intention of intoxicating the sellers with chloroform and steal it from them.


However, as they were spraying chloroform, one of the sons raised an alarm which attracted residents.


Police responded and arrested 5 suspects for the double murder of Ngobi Fredrick and Muhammad. They include; Muyige Evulantine, Mwase Siragi, Mwige Swaibu, Mwase Ali and Mwase Karim and appeared in court.

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