Uganda People Defence Forces –UPDF have expressed concern over increasing cases of thugs moving on motorcycles in the night hours.
First Division Spokesperson, Maj. Yusuf Bilal Katamba, said a number of thugs are moving on motorcycles late in the night purposely either targeting people walking alone or going to rob and kill.
Maj. Katamba bases the warning on many cases where Local Defence Units –LDUs on their foot night patrols have intercepted thugs moving on motorcycles with rudimentary weapons such as machetes, knives and clubs.
Some of the latest incidents have been registered in Nabweru Division, Nansana Municipality, and Wakiso District where motorcycles and killers rudimentary weapons have been impounded.
cases, suspects have been arrested while majority have been running away but
Maj Katamba identified the motorcycles impounded last night as UDV 992F and UEM 426H all Bajaj Boxers. Major Katamba speaking ;…
UPDF said whoever will be found riding a motorcycle in wee hours will be arrested since they have intensified operations on thugs terrorizing people using motorcycles. President Yoweri Museveni has maintained a 6pm and 9pm curfew on motorcyclist and drivers respectively. ENDS