Busted !Police Nabs Robber Attempting to Flee Residence of Chinese National with 200 Million
Police in Kampala have nabbed a suspected gangster criminal for raiding an apartment of a Chinese tycoon in the Nakawa division in an attempt to rob him of 200 million shillings.
Yosam Kiyingi alongside 2 thugs on the run reportedly terrorized the residence of Cheng Haitoa 30, at Bugolobi Flats along Dewinton Road on Tuesday at about 4:30 pm and clobbered him before robbing 200 million shillings from him.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says the public and the officers nearby heard loud screams and responded in time to stop the attempted robbery.
Onyango says police were able to recover the Shs200 million that was handed over to the Chinese tycoon, however, only Kiyingi was arrested while his fellow thugs managed to maneuver through the crowd and disappear.
Meanwhile, the tycoon was taken to Nakasero Hospital for treatment after sustaining multiple injuries on his body.
Onyango has appreciated the public for the swift response in rescuing the victim and has also advised the public , mostly the business community to desist for carrying or keeping at home huge sums of money.