They were found with water meters that had been disassembled and ready to be sold.
Six people have been locked up at the Central Police Station in Kampala after they were found with stolen water meters in Entebbe.
They were arrested by Police in Entebbe last week through an intelligence operation and first detained at Entebbe Police Station before being transfered to Kampala.
The suspected thieves were found with water meters that had been disassembled and ready to be sold. They also had gadgets suspected to be used in stealing the meters.
The Entebbe Police officer in charge of criminal investigations Zachariah Mbabazi said the six men were charged with theft of water meters.
He said they were transferred to Central Police Station in Kampala and later tried at Buganda Road Utility Court, where all cases relating to National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) are handled.
The suspects were indentified as: Bogere Kabito, Abdallah Sserubidde, Muhammad Khan, Nyanzi Mbedo, Tonny Ujala and Nicholas Ochan.