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Kayonza: Police recovers 31 stolen goats

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Kayonza: At least 31 goats that were stolen recently in Kayonza District have been recovered from two suspected thieves. The suspects identified as Innocent Tuyiringire and Laurent Rusine have also been taken into custody and currently detained at Murundi Police Station.  The goats were stolen from one Frida Mukamunana of Buhabwa Cell in Murundi Sector.

The suspects were at the time trying to get buyers at the time of their arrest, Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Theobald Kanamugire, the Eastern region Police spokesperson, said.

"A resident of Gahini saw two men with many goats at night and out of suspicion they called the police and they were arrested," the spokesperson said.

The goats have since been returned to the rightful owner.

CIP Kanamugire thanked the resident whose instincts and vigilance led to the recovery of the stolen goats and arrest of suspects.

“Timely information sharing in central because it does not only facilitate in arrest of suspects but helps to recover stolen things," said Kanamugire.

While expressing her happiness after receiving her goats, Frida Mukamuna, a 41-year-old widow, also thanked the resident who called the police.

“I realized the goats were missing when only few of them, about 40 returned home late in the evening without their goatherd (Tuyiringire)," Mukamunana said.

“I was happy when I received information that the goat had been intercepted in Gahini, we boarded bicycles and indeed we found the goats and the suspects," she added.

The mother of three raises money from sell of goats to support her family. (End)


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