One of the suspect in the gruesome murder of a boda-boda cyclist which was captured by the nearby CCTV camera has been arrested by police today. CCTV footage showing two gentlemen murder and steal motorcycle went viral all over social media which left many questions from the public on whether the police was doing it’s job.
According to a statement signed by SP Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, the suspect was arrested at Nsiike 1, Rubaga Division, Kampala yesterday July 16.
Onyango said that Mugisha John Bosco alias Mukiga admitted that he is the one in a video with his colleague who he said is called Young Mulo.
To the surprise of many Mugisha’s other counter part who was in the same scenario was killed by a mob in another robbery case.
Mugisha confessed to the police that Young Mulo was killed by the mob on July 3, on suspicion that they had stolen a motorcycle.
“Mugisha admits that they had robbed the motorcycle from Mityana on July 2, and they were traced up to Makyindye in Kampala where the mob allegedly killed his colleague. Mugisha alleges that he escaped that day went to Kabale,” police added.
Mr Onyango revealed that Mugisha has been arrested several times and that he has been to Luzira prison on several occasions on robbery cases.
He said that the suspect is currently detained at Katwe police pending his transfer to old Kampala police station where a file was opened up.
“He will be charged with murder and aggregated robbery,” Mr Onyango confirmed.
The murder of the cyclist occurred on June 29, 2019, at around 4 am, at Kakeeka Zone, Rubaga Division, in the Kampala district.