Police arrest man transporting dozens of people at 100,000 UGX in a covered truck

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Police arrest man transporting dozens of people at 100,000 UGX in a covered truck

Uganda Police at Nabingo yesterday intercepted a motor vehicle carrying dozes of people in a covered truck along Kampala-Masaka Highway.

The Deputy Public Relations Officer (PRO) Kampala Metropolitan Police (KMP) ASP Luke Owoyesigyire told Whisper Eye News that the motor vehicle registration number UBJ 803P was captured by the road side CCTV cameras embarking and disembarking passengers at different points.

“Upon search, 14 people were found inside the vehicle,” says PRO KMP Owoyesigyire.

“When we interrogated the suspects, they have informed police that the driver one Lubega Hassan was taking them to Mpigi , Masaka and Mbarara charging them between Ugx. 50,000/= to Ugx. 100, 000/= Ugandan Shillings,” he explained.

Mr Lubega and those on board are currently detained at Nsangi Police station as investigations are underway to final conclusion.


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