Four (4) armed thugs were on Tuesday afternoon shot dead at Mutundwe hill in a UPDF led operation.
The thugs according to Police had a planned robbery in Kabowa near Kampala University.
Security officers are said to have got intelligence and tried to intercept them in their motor vehicles UBE 808F – Toyota WISH, UAN 368H – Caldina black in colour.
“Thugs declined to stop prompting a chase with the security team while on gun exchange. At Mutundwe hill, thugs were cornered shooting 4 dead recovering a star pistol no. 32002896 old model and motor vehicle UBE 808F WISH,” a statement from Police reads in part.
The thugs have been identified as; Wandera Stephen of Mengo, Mayanja Lameka of Kabalagala, Mugalu Dick of Makindye and Segirinya Ismail whose resident has not yet been established.
Police says no member of the public was injured and or affected in any way in the UPDF led operation.