By Najibu Mulema

Police have arrested Bukedde TV’s news reporter, Joseph Settimba along with two police officers including OC Ggaba Police Post C/ASP Kassim Kakembo and PPS Andrew Kakembo and other con men for allegedly getting involved in armed robbery.

According to Kampala Metropolitan Police (KMP) spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, the trio was arrested Tuesday after they robbed a total of Shs 4million on gun point from a Chinese investor known as Cheng Rensing the proprietor of Sea Foods Ltd located in Kawuku , Ggaba.

Kayima said the suspects were in company of the GISO of the area, Richard Kwerima who is on the run.

It is alleged that Ssetimba was trying to blackmail the Chinese with spreading information about his firm on social media.

Other con men on the armed robbery crime include Juma Isabirye, Emma Matovu and David Mukisa who was driving the suspects in a Toyota Ipsum registration plate number UAU 641A.

“We will do all we can to hold them accountable and the law will take its course. When oppressed, all people are encouraged to immediately report without fear or favor.” Said Kayima.