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Thugs disguised as National Water staff commit murder and make off with sums

Police in Kyambogo is looking for four suspects (three gentlemen and a lady) who broke into a home on Monday morning, committed murder and made off with money amounting to Shs. 85m.

According to a police statement from the O/C of Kyambogo Police Station, ASP Samuel Nuwamanya, the yet to be identified suspects were dressed in the blue attire of National Water and Sewerage Cooperation by the time they commited the crimes.

The news broke when a clip from CCTV cameras was circulated on social media depicting how the crime was committed, a case which was confirmed by the police.

The clip shows the men and woman entering a residence in kyambogo following which they are seen strangling the home attendant (a man identified to be of Indian origin) before dragging him into a blind spot.

A statement from police reads;

“Upon entering, the assailants held the cook who was the only one at the home captive, tied him up as they executed the Robbery mission, the housemaid who also came minutes shortly was also held captive as the robbers equally tied her up and locked her in the washroom.”

Police said that they visited the scene and the cameras which were mounted in the residence were able to record the footage although the suspected assailants had covered their faces with helmets.

”Indeed the robbery took place and cash of over Shs 85m was stollen. 4500USD that was inset the safe was taken as the thieves broke the safe.”

Police said that they have taken statements from the victims and taken them for medical inquiry as investigation into the matter continue.

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