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Robbers feed night guards on beer, chicken & chips, steal 7 motorcycles

By An Executive Editor

The Police at Wakiso are investigating circumstances under which seven motorcycles were stolen from a parking lot at Pacific Tarvan located at Nakabugo trading center.

The incident happened on June 20, 2022 at un known time. The security guards at the crime scene allege that four men booked rooms at Pacific lodges at about 9pm on that fateful night. 

They also allege that while they were in the parking lot, the four men started buying beers for the two security guards and two barmaids, before buying them chicken and chips.

However, it is suspected that the food was laced with substances that made them sleep off immediately after consumption.

One of the security guards who was a little conscious was assaulted by the four men, was overpowered and seven motorcycles robbed. The motorcycles are of registration numbers UFC 947 Z, UFJ 944C, UFP 400G, UFH 796Q, UFK 497D, UFG 328F and UFQ 499F. 

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the Police has not yet arrested any suspect. However, statements have been recorded from the 4 victims who consumed suspected laced substances. The victims are currently receiving treatment at Nakabugo Health Centre.  

“We have expedited the hunt for the suspects and more details will be available as soon as possible,” Owoyesigyire said adding, “We however want to warn night watch men on guard beats to avoid consumption of substances from strangers.”

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