Teacher, Security Guard, and Staff Member Arrested for Theft of Computers Worth UGX 259M in Kabale

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  • The suspects have been identified as Muhwezi Nicholas, a computer teacher; Mbabazi Michael, a casual staff member; and Tushabomwe Philip, an askari (security guard) at Hornby High School Junior.

KABALE: Police in Kabale District have arrested three suspects for questioning in relation to the break-in and theft of 19 computers valued at 259 million UGX from Hornby High School Junior in the Northern Division of Kabale Municipality.

The suspects have been identified as Muhwezi Nicholas, a computer teacher; Mbabazi Michael, a casual staff member; and Tushabomwe Philip, an askari (security guard) at Hornby High School Junior.

According to a police statement, last Saturday at about 3:00 AM at Rugarama Cell, Northern Division, Kabale Municipality in Kabale District, the suspects, along with others still at large, allegedly conspired to break into Hornby High School Junior and stole 19 computers valued at 259,000,000 UGX, property of the school.

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The police statement also revealed that the real suspects trespassed into the school with the help of some staff members. They broke the windows and burglar proofs, gaining entry into the computer lab where they stole the computers.

Later, the night watchman, Tushabomwe Philip, informed the head teacher, Beinomugisha Geoffrey, about the incident. Unsatisfied with the night watchman’s explanation, the head teacher went to Kabale Police Station to report the matter, leading to the opening of a case of office breaking and theft.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, stated that the crime scene was visited and documented. A canine unit was introduced to the scene, which led the police to the road where eight monitors were recovered. The three suspects were arrested at Kabale Central Police station to assist in the investigations.

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