By Weswa Ronnie
A suspected thief has today, 11th December, 2023 been arrested with three stolen goats that he had dressed in human attire.
Matthew Ochwo, a resident of Charumba Zone, Northern Ward, Nagongera Town Council in Tororo district was arrested at about 6:00Am with the goats that he was transporting on a motorcycle.
The arrest follows a tipoff from locals who alerted police who in turn intercepted Ochwo with the three goats.
This incident occurred at Malawa “C”, Nyamalogo Parish, Siwa Sub- County, Tororo District.
According to Moses Mugwe, the police spokesperson of Bukedi South, goats were recovered together with motorcycle number UDF 925L.
He says police has opened a case on the suspect for being in possession of stolen property vide the afore-stated.
He says that the suspect is currently being detained at Tororo central police station while URA is verifying the motorcycle if it had been cleared with all taxes.
Mugwe appeals to people to desist from getting involved in acts of lawlessness, sayinfg the law shall not spare such perpetrators.