An overconfident city thug this week tricked a mobile money agent in Kawempe division and conned her of Shs1.6m.
The trickster approached a mobile money agent in Tula- Kawempe Division and pretended to be sending money.
Police says the thug who is now in custody requested the agent (Nabatelege Naiga) to give him the phone to input his number but instead reverted the money equivalent to 1600000/- to his account.
He later ran off prompting a chase from the angry mob which caught, beat him up but was later rescued by Kawempe Police team.
A case file VIDE SD REF. 22/12/07/2017 was opened against him.
The money was recovered and returned back to the owner.
Earlier, the Commander Kampala Metropolitan Police, CP. Frank Mwesigwa, had met with residents of Nansaana to discuss issues of insecurity in their area.
The residents pledged to share information and support the police in order to reduce crime in the area.