One arrested for stealing telecom cables

The suspect

Police 999 patrollers last night arrested a suspect who was allegedly found stealing telecommunications cables in the city centre.

On 06/02/2020 at around 11:50 pm, 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 one identified as Wambere Massette a resident of Kawanda was arrested.

The suspect was handed over to CPS Kampala for interrogation and possible arrest of his colleagues who are currently on the run.

Exhibits that included Spades, Helmets, a Saw for cutting, metals for opening manholes were all collected at the scene.

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The suspect is currently detained at CPS Kampala.

He will be charged accordingly in court.



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