Soroti Criminal gang arrested for destabilizing residents
By : Melanie Aanyu
The police in Soroti have arrested five members of a criminal gang suspected of terrorizing residents in the area.
Those arrested are Vincent Opolon, 68, Ronald Kato, 45 and Peter Eyamu among others.
The group was arrested following the robbery of 68 million shillings from a businesswoman, Stella Apolot on October 11, 2022.
It is alleged that the thugs connived with a boda boda cyclist to attack the victim who was carrying money in her handbag from home around 7:00 pm.
According to the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman Oscar Greg Ageca, the robbers were trailed through intelligence and arrested in Kigandani cell, Kengere ward, Soroti City East Division .
They were found in possesion of an AK 47 SMG riffle and 35 rounds of live ammunition.