Kampala:Police uses recently installed CCTV Camera video footage to arrest phone snatcher
Police has arrested a suspected phone snatcher who was captured on video by security CCTV cameras.
In the video that went viral on social media, the suspect is seen snatching from a taxi passenger at Shoprite along Ben Kiwanuka Street.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire, the incident took place on Saturday, but police used the footage to arrest the suspect.
The suspect, identified as Nduhukhire Esawo, 17, was arrested along with a one Byamukama Musa, who is said to be an accomplice.
Owoyesigire has asked the victims in the robbery to go to the Kampala Central Police Station and claim for their lost property.
He also said that the police is yet to recover more stolen phones from the suspect as Nduhukhire confessed to have sold many stolen phones to Byamukama.