The Police at Mukono are investigating an incident of aggrevated robbery that involved shooting , where two people were injured before the alleged assailants robbed them of Shs 40 million.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire revealed that the incident happened on Saturday 08.10.2022 in Mpumu Village Kisoga Town Council Mukono district when Mutai Livingstone a manager at Salama Tea estate and Kalungi Bashir 50 a security guard at the same company were driving from Kasoko after picking up employees’ salaries at the farm amounting to over 40m Uganda shillings.
However, unknown assailants with Guns shot at their motor vehicle UAS 250D Toyota Turbo double cabin white in colour from both sides of the road.
It is alleged that the gunmen made away with the gun and money amounting to 40m Shillings.
The victims were later rushed to Herona hospital but due to the seriousness of their injuries, they were referred to Mulago hospital where they are currently admitted.
The Police arrived at the scene and have since managed to collect items that it has exhibited , the stolen gun was also recovered by the Police a few meters from the crime scene after being abandoned by assailants . The police also observed that the assailants were shooting from all sides while taking cover in the nearby vegetation.
Owoyesigire said the hunt for the alleged robbers is on and more details will be availed as soon as they are available.