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Four Arrested In Connection With Night Theft


Four Arrested In Connection With Night Theft

Police in Bugesera district is holding four men suspected of breaking into houses during night hours.

“There was information about a group of people involved in theft especially at night, and residents were pointing to the four suspects,” Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Theobald Kanamugire, the Eastern region Police spokesperson, said.

An operation conducted over the weekend by Police and investigators of Rwanda Investigation Bureau led to the apprehension of the four suspects at Biryogo, Gashora Sector.

“When police officers and investigators went to search their house, they recovered two flat television sets and other household items reportedly stolen in various homes,” said CIP. Kanamugire.

Police says that operations will continue with cooperation from the public.

Theft is punishable with a prison term of up to two years and a fine of two to five times the value of the stolen property or one of these penalties, according to article 300 of the penal code.
The spokesperson called for continued partnership and information sharing on any suspected illegal or criminal acts.
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