A woman who has been using sedatives to sedate men before stealing their properties, has been arrested by police officers in Kyengera, a Township in Kampala Metropolitan area.
The suspect has been identified as Judith Atukwase alias Elizabeth Amanya after a robbery from a man, who took her home and sedated him at night before robbing all household items.
The woman has been targeting men of different professions including bankers, lawyers, journalists, medics and businessmen.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango, revealed that the suspect admitted to have carried out the crime and said she has a big group including women from Nigeria and other neighboring countries pursuing the same job.
“The suspect said they have a big group including women from Nigeria and other neighbouring countries.
Police recovered seven flat screens, woofer, bed sheets, laptops and other items from her home” Onyango said.
In the house search, Police recovered seven flat screens, woofer, bed sheets, laptops and other items from her home.
“We expect that there are very many people who were robbed by these ladies, but they are shy to report or to come out to speak about it” Onyango said.
“We want to encourage them to come out and talk to us to enable the detectives stop the crime” He added.