Police in Kamuli District are investigating circumstances under which GM sugar weigh bridge cashier was shot and injured before he was robbed of Shs95m by unknown armed thugs.
The cashier, Kobil Goswami, was attacked at GM Sugar Weigh Bridge premises located at Luzinga central 1 Zone, Wankole Sub County, Kamuli District on Sunday, according to police.
Busoga North Region Police spokesperson, ASP Micheal Kasadha, confirmed the robbery and shooting, saying they have so far arrested five suspects to help in the investigation.
He said that police Preliminary investigations suggest that upon limiting the freedom of Kirya, the assailants coerced him into leading them to the residence of the cashier, which he did. Kirya is among the suspects being held as investigations into the matter are ongoing.
According to him, the victim was rushed to Nile International hospital in Jinja City for better management.
This is the second armed robbery case in Kamuli District in just a week.