The police at Old Kampala Station responded to an armed robbery on at around 3am in the wee hours of Friday at Premier Sports Betting LTD located in Bukesa near Bukesa traffic lights.
Luke Owoyesigyire the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson indicates that four thugs armed with a rifle attacked the cashiers of the betting company, put them on gunpoint before demanding for money and mobile phone sets.
“We got a tip off and later organized for response” he notes.
Owoyesigyire revealed that an organized offensive operation led to the arrest of eight thugs, recovery of four motorcycles and cash Shs1,096,000 that had been robbed.
Police also recovered a SAR rifle and mobile phone sets and established that two of the suspects are attached to SGA Security Company.
“We have also obtained statements from the cashiers who witnessed the attack. The information will help us in the prosecution of the suspects” he says.