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136 cars stolen in Kampala from August to November - Police
The Police says there has been a rampant increase in car thefts in Kampala Metropolitan between the months of August 2017 and November 2017. Over 136 motor vehicles and motorcycles were stolen between August and November

The Police says there has been a rampant increase in car thefts in Kampala Metropolitan between the months of August 2017 and November 2017.

Over 136 motor vehicles and motorcycles were stolen between August and November.

The police have only been able to recover 36% of them.

Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima made the revelation during a  media  briefing  at Central Police Station

According to Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima, the statistics for car theft between August and November 2017 are so alarming.

 

Some of the recovered vehicles have been kept at CPS because the owners have not been identified yet. 

Police also urged motor vehicle owners to take precaution.

In a similar development, Ezra Tugume the DPC of Busia has reported that Busia border is being used as a transit point for stolen vehicles. 

A Toyota car believed to have been stolen from Makindye in Kampala has recovered in Eldoret 200km away from Uganda-Kenya border while another car stolen from Ugunja in Kenya was recovered from Uganda with its number place changed from KBQ 831Y to UAU 780N. 

The Flying squad in collaboration with Kenya police have worked together to fight this vice.