Man arrested trying to rob Chinese Shs200m


The territorial police at Central Police Station in Kampala City are holding a suspect Yosam Kiyingi on allegations of aggravated robbery.

According to investigations, it is alleged that Kiyingi and two others still at large, attacked and assaulted CHENG HAITOA, 30, a Chinese businessman and resident of Bugolobi Flats Nakawa Division Kampala District Tuesday at around 4:30pm along Dewinton Road.

Fortunately, the public and the officers nearby responded and managed to stop the attempted robbery of money totalling to Shs200 million.

The money was recovered and handed over to the owner.

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Two of Kiyingi’s colleagues disappeared in the crowd and police are currently looking for them.

Police was able to impound motorcycle registration number UFB 295A that was allegedly being ridden by the suspect.

It is currently parked at CPS Kampala as an exhibit.

The victim who sustained injuries was taken for treatment at Nakasero Hospital.



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