The suspect Ronald Tumusiime with the stolen batteries
A 18 year-old Rwandan hawker has been arrested by Police in Kabale for allegedly stealing two street light batteries in Kabale town.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi regional police spokesperson has identified the suspect as Ronald Tumusiime a resident of Mukashatya, Karama in Kigali
Maate says on 19th July 2022, a report of theft of several batteries from street light polls was registered at Kabale police station under reference number SD ref 27/19/0/2022.
He says that on Tuesday, officers from crime intelligence were tipped about the stolen batteries where they proceeded and arrested Tumusiime Ronald who has been residing in Kigongi A cell, in Kabale’s central division in Kabale municipality with two allegedly stolen batteries.
He adds that upon being interrogated, the suspect revealed that a one Rashid had given them to him.
Maate says that Police at Kabale CPS police have commenced investigations to have the whole racket arrested.