Two people have been arrested by police in Rukiga district over robbery along Kabale –Mbarara highway.
The two, Joel Rukundo and David Turyamureba are detained at Rukiga Central Police station.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson says on Thursday October 28th 2021 at around 8.45Pm, the suspects while in Bukinda town kidnapped two people, identified as Mark Niwagaba and Bruce Twine, who were heading home from work, and forced them into their “Drone vehicle number UBB 504Z.
“They then drove off towards Kabale town, but later threw the two people out of the vehicle after forcefully Shs 390,000 from them,” he said.
Police upon being informed, traced the vehicle and intercepted on its way to Mbarara.
Maate says one suspects Turyamureba was wearing a UPDF Airforce uniform with his names on it.
“We are now trying to confirm if he is a UPDF soldier,” Maate said.