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5 Netted in Chaotic Police Operation as 90 Mobile Phones are Recovered



Police has nabbed 5 phone thieves and recovered 90 mobile phones in a vibrant operation this afternoon at downtown Kampala.

Following intelligence information, police officers from Kampala Central Police Station stormed the area and ransacked in and around Cooper complex in Central Division targeting vendors of stolen phones.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the suspects were found selling suspected stolen phones besides a washing bay that doubles as a night parking space around Cooper Complex.

“We have been receiving information that there are still business people who are selling stolen phones. A lot of people have complained of their stolen phones in those areas. Indeed the information and complaints were true,” Onyango said.

Onyango says the suspects whose names have been withheld are currently locked up Kampala Central Police Station pending their court appearance.

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