The Territorial police in Kampala Metropolitan Police South, in close coordination with the Flying Squad have in custody, 5 additional notorious suspects, who were actively involved in the numerous murders of boda boda riders and the subsequent robberies of their motorcycles.
The gang comprising of proclaimed offenders include; Tamale Aloysius alias Sekyewa Patrick, alias young Mulo; Senyonga Umar, Mubale Bob alias Musoga Ben, Bandiho Majidu alias Kagame and Mugisha John Bosco alias Mukiga.
The gang leader, Tamale Aloysius would plant his accomplices, at well surveiled locations, where they jointly attacked and killed the victims. On other occasions, the assailants would hire a boda boda rider whom they would attack and kill. Their victims were randomly selected.
In Makindye division, they have been linked to 6 murders of boda boda riders.
On the 21st, .January, 2019, they allegedly murdered, Nsubuga Abdallah, a boda boda rider at Kizungu zone and robbed his motorcycle. On 13th, March, 2019, they allegedly murdered, Galete Emmanuel, a boda boda rider at St Agnes, Salama road and robbed his motorcycle.
While on the 24th,April, 2019, while at Country Club, Makindye, they allegedly murdered, Damiano Sekalaba and robbed his motorcycle Reg No.UEW 256G. On the 29th, May, 2019, at Kanisa Zone Makindye, they participated in the murder of a boda boda rider [un indentified yet ] and robbed his motorcycle.
And on the 2nd, June, 2019, while at Makindye, they allegedly murdered Tom Malaba and robbed him of his motorcycle. Again, on the 3rd, June, 2019, at Waswa Zone, Makindye they murdered Nkata Godfrey and robbed his motorcycle.
The scenes were reconstructed for better proof of evidence and thereafter, the suspects transferred to Old Kampala Divisional Police Headquarters, where they are being linked, to an additional 5 cases of murder and related robberies including, the gruesome murder of Derrick Mulindwa, a boda boda rider, at Rubaga. The other 4 are being reconstructed as well.
Police says, teams in Kawempe and Mukono are also verifying their records for probable linkages to the criminal gang.