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Police Gun Down Notorious City Robber
A MAN said to be a notorious city cash robber was gunned down on Sunday while attempting to escape after arrest.
By Steven CandiaA MAN said to be a notorious city cash robber was gunned down on Sunday while attempting to escape after arrest.The thug, only identified as Kiberu, was shot dead at about 9:20pm in Nsambya, a city suburb.Kampala Police Chief Ahmed Wafuba (pictured above) yesterday confirmed the shooting but said Kiberu had been on the Police wanted list for a long time.â€œThat man ( Kiberu) has been a notorious thug who has always been on our list but has been evading arrest. We have been trailing him for quite some time but yesterday (Sunday) was his day,â€ Wafuba said.He said Kiberu fell under a hail of bullets as he tried to flee from security agents whom he had offered to guide to a robberâ€™s den in Nsambya.â€œKiberu had been arrested at about 4:30pm with a pistol. He was later interrogated upon which he was able to tell us his associates and network of operation,â€ Wafuba said.He said, â€œWhile leading the security men to the hideout, he thought he could dupe them and escape. â€œHis attempted escape prompted the security men to open fire on him,â€ Wafuba said.Ends