Thieves disguised as National Water employees held a cook and house maid hostage, broke into a safe and made away with Shs85m in Kyambogo, Nakawa Division.
Facts in brief are that this morning at 0800/c four people (three gentle men and a lady) dressed in attire of National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC) went to Kyambogo Lower Estate Endinburg Avenue to a residence occupied by Chinese.
They knocked at the door pretending to be workers of NWSC.
Upon entering, the assailants held the cook who was the only one at home captive, tied him up as they executed the robbery mission, the House maid who also came minutes shortly was also held captive as the robbers equally tied her up and locked her up in the washroom.
Indeed the robbery took place and cash over Shs85m was stolen (4500 USD that was inset the safe) was taken as the thieves broke the safe.
Cameras are mounted in the residence and the footages are there much as the assailants covered faces with helmets.
Police visited the scene and statements were recorded from the victims.
Police issued form 3 to victims for medical examination.
“Inquires at hand and progress to be communicated,” said D/ASP Nuwamanya Samuel Binuzire, O/C CID Kyambogo Police Station.