UPDF Soldier Arrested over Robbery

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A Uganda Peoples Defence Forces soldier attached to Makenke army barracks has been arrested by Police over robbery.

A Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces soldier attached to Makenke army barracks has been arrested by Police over robbery.
 
 Edgar Tugume Babingwa (28) is also a student at Kadogo Polytechnic Community School.
 
The soldier reportedly stole money worth 180,000 shillings from Ritah Katusiime.
 
The suspect is alleged to have attacked the victim at her home in Nyamityobora cell, Kakoba Division, Mbarara Municipality on Monday, July 04, 2016.
 
Katusiime says Bahingwa forced his way into her house and demanded for money. He was recognised by some residents as he fled after Katusiime raised an alarm.
 
Bahingwa was arrested on Wednesday evening by police and is detained at Mbarara police station.
 
 
Taban Chiriga says police is carrying out more investigations in the matter. Chiriga is in charge of criminal intelligence and investigations.
 
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