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12 iPhones & More: Details of phones snatched from Vumbula Concert revealed as Police make accurate recoveries, invites owners

By Executive Editor

In a successful joint operation by Kampala Metropolitan North Police, including Cyber, Forensic, Crime Intelligence, and the Flying Squad, a significant number of mobile phones believed to have been snatched during the Vumbula Concert in Jinja City have been recovered. The operation took place on June 6, 2023, based on crucial intelligence information.

Dedicated police officers from Kanyanya Police Station, Kawempe Division, swiftly acted upon receiving information and apprehended two suspects in Kyebando Central Zone. The suspects are Nuwamanya Julius (aka Nsubuga James), 20, a technician, and Kisakye Mark, 20, self-employed, both residents of Kyebando Central Zone, Kampala District.

Recovered items from the suspects include:
12 iPhone smartphones
03 Samsung smartphones
01 itel smartphone
A blue Nokia smartphone
03 itel button phones
03 Nokia button phones
01 power bank
03 National identity cards
01 Ugandan passport (Judith Kyarimpa)
01 Saudi Arabian identity card (Judith Kyarimpa)
08 MTN SIM cards
13 Airtel SIM cards
03 Lycah cards
03 damaged hard disks
01 APC converter
01 UBN radio
01 Dell 14-inch laptop
01 WiFi D-link

A case of possession of suspected stolen items has been registered under Kanyanya Police Station.

“The recovered items are properly exhibited and securely attached to the case file. Relevant statements obtained during the investigation have been included as evidence.
The recovered mobile phones were found in a second-hand state, with some displaying cracked screens and covers. The iPhones lacked SIM cards, and some had photos of their rightful owners visible on the screens,” Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire says.

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