One Arrested for Stealing Telecom Cables in Kampala

Posted: 2020-02-07T11:14:48Z
One Arrested for Stealing Telecom Cables in Kampala

Police in Kampala have in custody a one Wambere Massette who was arrested by 999 patrollers last night after he was allegedly found stealing telecommunications cable in the city centre.

Thr incident happened on Thursday nnight at around 23:50hrs, when officers while on normal Patrols along Ben Kiwanuka street, sighted three (03) persons who were vandalising Uganda Telecom Cables in a Manhole, on seeing a Patrol car they runaway but Massette a resident of Kawanda was arrested.

Luke Owoyesigire, the deputy spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan police area says the suspect was handed over to CPS Kampala with Exhibits that included spades, helmets, saw for cutting, metals for opening manholes. 

The suspect is currently detained at CPS Kampala and will be charged accordingly in court.