City socialite, Charles Olimu commonly known as Sipapa and his bae, Shamira were today paraded before Makindye Magistrate Court and remanded to Luzira Prison over aggravated robbery.
On September 5, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga revealed at a press conference that the security operatives were hunting Sipapa for robbing a South Sudanese national, Jacob Arok of Kawuku zone, in Bunga.
Enanga said Sipapa and his colleagues robbed cash USD 429,000, 4 iPhone, 2 Apple laptops, a DELL laptop, gold Jewellery for his wife, a 65” Sumsung TV among others.
Searching his home, they arrested his bae, Shamilah and other accomplices.
On September 6, Sipapa handed himself to the security operatives and was taken Kabalagala Police Station.
Today, Sipapa, his bae, Shamiraand others were paraded before Makindye Magistrate Court and remanded to Luzira Prison until September 18, 2022.
Police on Sipapa’s robbery:
The CID task team at KMP started actively investigating a robbery that occurred at the home of Jacob Arok, a South Sudanese National, of Kawuku zone, in Bunga, on the night of 28th – 29th August 2022, managed to locate the home of the suspects, where they recovered exhibits of evidential value.
The facts gathered indicate that on the night of 28th – 29th, August, 2022, a group of thugs broke into the home of the victim, after applying suspected chloroform, on the occupants who were asleep.
The thugs ransacked the home and robbed cash USD 429,000, 4 iPhone, 2 Apple laptops, a DELL laptop, gold Jewellery for his wife, a 65” Sumsung TV among others.
During the subsequent investigations, detectives from KMP, tracked down an iCloud signal, from one of the stolen IPhones, that led them to the location in Kityo close, Buwate in Kira Division.
They interviewed the occupants, who told them that the home belonged to a one Olimu Charles SIPAPA, who was not at home and had travelled to Tororo.
A thorough search was conducted in the home, in the presence of Nakiyimba Shamira, the wife to SIPAPA and exhibits of evidential material, allegedly stolen from the home of Arok Jacob, recovered.
These include; USD 70,000, 4 Iphones, 3 laptops, gold jewellery, an iphone charger, a mac pro charger. Also recovered were two registration number plates, UBG 025B and UBA 023U, in addition, an assortment of car accessories were recovered which include; 2 amplifiers, 6 tool boxers, 4 sports vims, a rear car seat, 12 head lights, indicators, jeep bumper, V8 bumper, V8 rear boot doors, bonnet, 3 radiators, 4 inner door shutters, V8 rear boot doors, 7 grills, two cars a jeep and Audi, without registration plates, had been resprayed with a red colour and found in the compound.
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