Attempted Robbery at the Residence of Hon Mubarak Munyagwa

In the early hours of January 3rd, 2024, the tranquility of Kimbejja Cell, Budo Ward, Kyengera Town Council faced a sudden threat as the Nsangi Territorial Police received alarming information about an attempted aggravated robbery at the residence of Hon Mubarak Munyagwa.

A beacon of bravery, Hon Munyagwa’s timely reporting and the swift response of the Division Police Commander and his team prevented the assailants from breaching the sanctuary of Munyagwa’s home. Their decisive action played a crucial role in ensuring the safety of lives and the protection of property.

Amidst the incident, the valiant security guard, Benjamin Mpaka, faced danger head-on and sustained a head injury from a sharp object. Swiftly transported to Mulago for medical treatment, his resilience reflected the commitment to safeguarding those under his care. Miraculously, no harm befell those within the residence.

In the face of adversity, the police team introduced K9 units to the scene, their efforts undeterred by heavy rain downpours. Despite the challenging weather, the relentless pursuit of justice bore fruit as one suspect attempting to flee in a Datsun pick-up, with the registration number UAK 182A, was apprehended. The suspect is now in custody, providing valuable assistance to ongoing police investigations.

It’s essential to debunk misinformation, and contrary to misleading social media posts, no shots were fired at Hon Munyagwa’s residence. The assailants were armed only with sharp objects, further emphasizing the gravity of the situation. Hon Mubarak Munyagwa’s prompt reporting deserves commendation, serving as a testament to the strength of community vigilance.

This night of bravery and resilience showcases the unwavering commitment of both community members and law enforcement to uphold safety and security. As investigations continue, let this stand as a testament to the power of a united community and the courage to face challenges head-on.