Police Recovers Stolen Vehicle in Hoima city

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Police in Hoima City have recovered a stolen vehicle after it was abandoned by thugs.

The car registration number UBD 763A super custom was reportedly stolen from Lusaka cell in Hoima city on Tuesday. It was recovered on Wednesday morning at around 5 a.m.

Andrea Kirungi, the car owner told our corrspondent in an interview that on Tuesday, he parked his car outside his gate at around 11 p.m. but when he woke up at 3 a.m., he found the car was missing. He immediately reported the matter at Hoima city central police station.

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson explains that a team of flying squad operatives was dispatched and started tracking the vehicle since it had a tracking device.

According to Hakiza, on Wednesday at around 5 a.m., the car was located parked in Buhanika village in Hoima East division.

However, the thugs made off with a passport, driving permit and an ATM card belonging to Kirungi.

He says the hunt for the suspects is ongoing, appealing to the public to cooperate with security by providing crucial information that could lead to the arrest and detention of the culprits.

This is not the first time cars have been stolen in the Albertine. 

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