Four arrested with 620 bags of cement

By Emmanuel Balukusa

Bwebale told the Police that on September 10, he bought 620 bags of cement and hired a trailer to carry it to Njeru, Buikwe district. He said the driver of the trailer was called Martin Tilulaga.

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The Police in Njeru is holding three men and one woman for allegedly stealing 620 bags of cement and a trailer number UAS487B with its carrier number UAD984L.The four were arrested after Bob Bwebale, businessman reported the theft of his cement.

 Bwebale told the Police that on September 10, he bought 620 bags of cement and hired a trailer to carry it to Njeru, Buikwe district. He said the driver of the trailer was called Martin Tilulaga.

When he reported the case, the Police started the operation to track the vehicle and it was recovered in Namiyagi village in Wakisi division –Buikwe district.

 The vehicle was found with no cement. However, The Police made arrests and imponded 100 bags of cement they found in the suspect’s home.

 

The Ssezibwa regional spokesperson Lamek Kigozi said the vehicle was diverted off Jinja-Kampala hihway.

   Lamek said: “When the vehicle reached Njeru on the  Nile junction, the suspects diverted it to Kayunga, where they reportedly offloaded the cement before taking off..”

    Martin Tilulaga, the driver of the trailer said: “I gave the vehicle to my friend who connived with the thieves.”

    However, Lamek says Tilulaga must have been part of the deal and must explain the whereabouts of the other bags of cement