Police has in a raid on Usafi Market Mosque arrested 36 suspected criminals including one who allegedly participated in the killing of Susan Magara, an accountant and daughter to billionaire businessman John Magara.
Susan was kidnapped and killed after 20 days in captivity, this coming after her relatives paid a ransom of about Shs700 million to her kidnappers.
And today, according to a release by police spokesperson Emillian Kayima, police and sister security agencies have over the past few months been carrying out surveillance to track the criminals responsible for a number of crimes carried out in various parts of the country, notably the Greater Masaka area. Other crimes including the murder of 21 women were carried out in Entebbe and Wakiso early this year.
‘Following credible intelligence, one of the key suspects whose name we shall not reveal now to protect the investigation in the murder of the late Susan Magara, run to Usafi Mosque in Kisenyi having known that he was being tracked by security agencies,’ part of the police statement indicates.
Further, the statement adds that 18 women and 94 children were rescued in the operation that also revealed a cache ammunition and crude weapons like pangas.