Two arrested over assault, robbery of Shs3m from BRAC staff

By Monitor Correspondent

Police in Nansana have arrested two men for allegedly assaulting and robbing Shs3.3 million from a loans officer at BRAC, an international development organisation based in Bangladesh.
Police say Ms Olivia Nakayondo, a loans officer at BRAC office-Kyebando branch in Nansana, was on April 6, 2018 robbed of her handbag that contained money she had collected from clients.

The suspects, both men were armed with an iron bar and ridding on a motorcycle registration number UEN 150V around areas of Bujjuko, Kawooko.
Ms Nakayondo is said to have alerted police in the area who chased the suspect, conducted searches in nearby places and found the motorcycle that had been used in the robbery. Police arrested the rider who later revealed the whereabouts of his colleague.

The duo will be charged of aggravated robbery and assault.
Ms Nakayondo suffered minor injuries and is undergoing treatment.
The suspects are currently detained at Nansana Police Station vide CRB 360/2018.
BRAC is the largest non-governmental development organisation in the world, in terms of number of employees as of September 2016.

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