Two suspected leaders of Kasolo criminal gang that has been terrorising Kawempe residents for over three years have been arrested. The duo is identified as Ismah Nyanzi aka Natabula and Abdulla Mabina aka Bashiru, both residents of Kawempe division.
According to Umar Kitaaka, the Officer in Charge of Kawempe Division, the duo was arrested on Monday night following a tip off that they were busy terrorising the area after being released from Luzira Prisons where they were locked up for three years.
Nyanzi and Mabina are accused of attacking Emmanuel Katumba and Festo Kakonge, both residents of Kawempe division and they have been operating along Mbogo road, Kawempe Kutano and Bwaise slum areas, all in Kawempe division.
The duo has two new files of robbery at Kawempe police station vide SD90/03/11/2019 and SD95/09/02/2020.
One of their victims Emmanuel Katumba says three men waylaid him near his shop, hit him with a paver and he fell down. They took off with Shillings 1.3 million and a Samsung phone.