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'Kifeesi': Police arrest 60 criminal gang members

By Vision Reporter

Added 22nd April 2016 12:22 PM

One of the gang's members was shot dead by the police during a shoot-out.

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Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrcik Onyango talks to the arrested'Kifeesi' members at Katwe police Station on Thursday. (Credit: Meddie Musisi)

One of the gang's members was shot dead by the police during a shoot-out.

KAMPALA - Katwe Police is holding 60 suspected members of a notorious criminal gang called 'Kifeesi' who were arrested in an operation conducted in Busabala in Makindye division.

The group is known for terrorising Kampala and Wakiso residents.

One of the gang members was shot dead by police during a shoot-out on Wednesday.

Police spokesperson for Kampala metropolitan, Patrick Onyango, identified the deceased as Musa Kateregga alias Bob Lee.

He said the arrested suspects were picked up from Dembe Pub, where they normally converge to plan robberies.

Onyango said they are screening the 'Kifeesi' suspects to have them arraigned in court on various charges.

Katwe OC Musooba showing the taxi which the 'Kifeesi' gang has been using. (Credit: Meddie Musisi)

 

Old Kampala Police Station DPC MuhaMmad Kirumira parading suspected members of the B-13 and Kifeesi gangs who were rounded up in an operation conducted by Police around Nakulabye, Bakuli and Kisenyi on night of April 6, 2016. (Credit: Meddie Musisi)

 

Here, DPC Kirumira displays stolen phones which were found with the B-13 and Kifeesi groups (Credit: Meddie Musisi)

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