Police at the Central Police Station in Kampala City are holding a suspect Yosam Kiyingi on allegations of aggravated robbery.
According to police investigations, Kiyingi and two others still at large, attacked and assaulted Cheng Haitoa, a 30 year old Chinese businessman and resident of Bugolobi Flats Nakawa Division Kampala District yesterday at around 4:30pm along Dewinton Road.
Fortunately, the public and the officers nearby responded and managed to stop the attempted robbery of money totaling to Ugx 200 million. Police said the money was recovered and handed over to the owner.
“Two of Kiyingi’s colleagues disappeared in the crowd and police are currently looking for them.We have also been able to impound motorcycle registration number UFB 295A that was allegedly being ridden by the suspect,”police said.
The force noted that the motorcycle is currently parked at CPS Kampala as an exhibit.
“The victim who sustained injuries was taken for treatment at Nakasero Hospital. We advised him to desist from moving with a lot of money which puts his personal security at risk,”Police said.
Police praised the public for the spirit of community policing when they responded after seeing what had happened.