Police Shoot Dead Two Armed Robbers  

The Police yesterday shot and killed two men suspected of stabbing and robbing a woman in Bwyogerere town outside Kampala.
The police pursued and shot the two dead and recovered one loaded SMG riffle and several other weapons.
A police statement said: ‘The robbers had attacked a business lady identified as Josephine Agaba Rwabyooma at her work place and slit her throat with a knife fleeing with her bag. They later hijacked a motor vehicle from a nearby garage and tried to flee the scene. The police was informed and they were followed  as they headed towards Jokas hotel.  Due to (traffic0 jam, they abandoned the vehicle and hijacked a motorcycle from the owner at gunpoint.
Our officers pursued them and put them out of action at industrial park Namanve.’

The police recovered Mrs Rwabyoona’s bag which had money amounting to Shs 180.000 and a USD 100 note.

From the suspects the police have recovered a bag with sharp knives, gloves and head masks. The two bodies have Been taken to Mulago mortuary.

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