The joint security team on Monday afternoon shot and killed two thugs who were terrorizing the community in and around Mutundwe and Rubaga Division, Kampala.
The duo was part of a group of ten thugs who had built a temporary structure in a swamp located at Mirimbe zone below Natete Taxi Par, Rubaga Division in Kampala.
The grouip had nicked named their hide out “the jungle” and called themselves the 'jungle gang'.
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson says the gang used to leave their hide heading to various places to rob and they then go back and hide in the swamps.
“Today, the group has robbed people and police was informed and they started chasing them. In the process two were shot and died instantly. Others are suspected to have been wounded entered in the swamps and disappeared” Onyango says.
He identified the duo by one name as Bonny and Kizza aged between 20 to 23 years.
Exhibits that were also recovered at the scene including; laptops, hard discs, Go TV decoders, pangas, marijuana among others.
“The man hunt for the eight other thugs who ran away is ongoing and we appeal to members of the public with information or if you see anyone with a bullet wound inform Police in confidence” Onyango noted.