Police in Tula, Kawempe Division, yesterday night intercepted a suspected stolen vehicle, stuffed with a heifer.

The heifer is suspected to have been stolen from the neighbouring areas.

The suspects, on seeing the unexpected police checkpoint abandoned their car and escaped.

Vehicle registration number UAG 788K was intercepted at about 2.00am and according to the OC Tula Police Post IP. Dan Ampadde, the heifer was stuffed in the rear seats.

A KCCA veterinary officer has since been called in to examine and ascertain the cow’s condition in order to ensure its disease free.

“We are in touch with all neighbouring areas to ensure that the cow is given to their rightful owner,” the OC said.

Currently, KMP is at the helm of preventing animal theft especially in areas of Mattuga, Nagalama, Kasangati, Kalagi and Kakiri.