Territorial Police in Sezibwa Region has successfully apprehended a gang of organized criminals that has been behind most notorious murders, robberies and other violent crimes in areas of Namwezi and Kyabaggu in Njeru division, Buikwe district.
The group is commonly known as ‘Boys Boys’ and was led by a one Kapol who was arrested on Monday with 11 others.
According, to ASP Hellen Butoto , the Sezibwa Region Spokeswoman, Upon arrest, the criminals were in possession of house break in implements and army uniforms in their residences.
The suspects are currently in custody at Njeru Police Division.
Kapul is said to have rented a self-contained house where all his accomplices met and received instructions. He is further said to have been holed up at the address after learning that he was being sought after by police for crimes he allegedly committed.
the hunt for the criminal gangs started in march when police received following reports that ladies in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District were being raped and killed.
According to Ms Butoto, Kapul and his gang have been on the ‘police’s most wanted list’ since last year for suspected murders, robberies, rape and burglaries in Buikwe District. She said the suspects will be tried by the court martial.