Police at Kira Division working with other security agencies have launched a manhunt for armed robbers who kidnapped and robbed a Pakistani national 5 pm on Thursday in Kireka Zone, Namugongo Parish, Kira municipality, Wakiso district.  

It is alleged that Rafik Khan 36 a Pakistani National and resident of Kiwatule-Nakawa, was stopped by a group of people among whom two were wielding SMGs and donning military fatigue while others were casually dressed.

“He was pulled from the driver’s seat and bundled into the boot of his motor vehicle Reg No UBM877B Probox which the assailants later drove off via the northern by-pass. The unidentified assailants later abandoned the victim at Kasangalabi along Kayunga – Mukono Road,” Police Deputy PRO KMP Luke Oweyisigyire stated .

“We have recorded Mr Khan’s statement and established that he was robbed of 300 USD, UGX 700,000 and his two Samsung Smart Phones. The Police have today morning revisited the crime scene and established that the assailants were allegedly dropped off by a Toyota fielder and stood in wait for their target to pass by.”

Police said they are following up with CCTV footage to establish the car’s movement and to whom it belongs. “More details will be availed as soon as they are available. The victim is currently receiving treatment for the minor injuries he sustained during the incident,” Oweyisigyire stated .

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