Two Arrested in Jinja Guest House celebrating Shs200m Robbery
By Shadrach Bethel,
A Police inquest is underway in Jinja City into the recovery of a gun belonging to the Uganda People’s Defence Forces [UPDF] during robbery of over Shs200 million from the finance manager of Victoria Nile Plastics Ltd.
Two thugs traveling in a Toyota Wish registration number UBA 032N, which has since been impounded, trailed Mr ven Prajapati and a colleague as they returned to the factory in Njeru municipality, Buikwe District from Baroda Bank, Jinja Branch.
The robbers blocked the duo, put them on gunpoint and ordered them to surrender the bag in their possession, before driving towards Jinja.
Mr James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, said the attack happened at around 1pm along the Njeru-Kayunga Highway.
Mr Mubi said Mr Prajapati and his colleague were quick to alert the Police of Njeru, Kayunga and Jinja, adding that fortunately, the bag had a GPS device that Police used to trace the thugs to Rainbow Guest House in Wakitaka on the Jinja-Kamuli Highway, where they were allegedly found feasting on beers.