By Our Reporter
1st Dec 2022
Police in Busoga North, have confirmed the arrest of CPL Abu Isabirye, over the robbery of 95 Million Shillings from Kobil Goswami, the cashier of GM sugar weigh bridge located in Kamuli district during the night of 26th, November, 2022.
Isabirye joins five other suspects who are currently detained at Kamuli central police station over similar charges.
Isabirye has been serving as the officer in charge of the newly closed Luzinga police post located in Kamuli district.
At the time of his arrest, Isabirye had been recalled at Kamuli central police station headquarters, pending redeployment.
It is reported that unknown assailants surrounded Goswami at his home located in Luzinga zone 1, in Wankole Sub County, in Kamuli district shot him in the foot before they robbed him of the money, which had been wrapped in a black bag.
Five employees of GM weigh bridge who include; Moses Kiirya, Alex Waibale, Malicana Kiirya, Adam Bali-runo and Pai-nedo Ojole, were arrested early this week over their suspected involvement in the robbery.
The Busoga North police spokesperson, Michael Kasadha confirms the arrest adding that Isabirye was implicated following leads from the suspects detained earlier-on.