The Police Flying squad in Masaka has arrested 4 suspects for plucking off number plates on cars and leaving their contacts for owners to pay.
The arrested have been identified as Bbale Kitasa 27 resident of Kyotera, Kamya Charles 36 and Ssegawa Javira 48 also a resident of Rakai and Habasa Charles 25 of Kyotera.
The suspects were traced to their hiding places in Rakai and Kyotera and found with some number plates.
“We want to appeal to the public not to send money to the phones that are left but to immediately report to police when such happens,” said ASP Kangave Paul, PRO Greater Masaka Region.
The four will be charged with theft of motor vehicle parts contrary to section 267(C) of the Penal Code Act.