On Wednesday, Police arrested one suspect and are looking for three others, who have been defrauding people in and around Wakiso District on pretense that they are National Drug Authority officials.
According to SP Patrick Onyango, the suspects were using motor vehicle registration number UBG 334A to defraud attendants from different clinics and pharmacies around Wakiso District.
Police were notified about this criminal acts and CCTV Command Center at Nateete were tasked to follow the said vehicle since 27/07/2020.
Operators of CCTV cameras have been trailing them until 24/08/2020 when one suspect was arrested using a combination of forces of CCTV cameras, Traffic and Field Forces Unit.
The vehicle was also impounded at Kawempe.
We are releasing this footage requesting the public to positively identify the three suspects who escaped arrest, Onyango said.
In the video, the big man in necktie, a woman with face mask and a brown lady took off. The suspect in custody was identified as Orombo Dawson, he added.
The report said these criminals use ladies to pretend to be National Drug Authority officials.
“We appeal to members of the public to be alert and report any person, who claims to be a National Drug Authority official to the nearest Police Station. National Drug Authority officials when they are carrying out their routine operations, they normally move with police officers dressed in their official uniforms”, Onyango Said.