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CRIME: 2 Tanzanian nationals arrested, detained in Kampala over theft of govt drugs.

CRIME: 2 Tanzanian nationals arrested, detained in Kampala over theft of govt drugs.

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, TANZANIA, UGANDA
Uganda’s State House Health Monitoring Unit has arrested two Tanzanian nationals who were allegedly found with stolen government drugs worth Shs 35m that were meant to be taken to Tanzania.Addressing journalists at their offices in Kampala Wednesday, Dr Jackson Ojera Abusu, the head of the unit said Abel Leonard and Yusufu Kasiano intercepted at Mutukula stage in Kisenyi taxi park in Kampala following a tip off by the intelligence unit.Dr Abusu said drugs packed in boxes were being loaded onto a taxi which raised suspicion from the unit’s intelligence team. “The owners had disclosed that one of the boxes contained drugs but the rest they reported they were containing skin lightening cream but when searched, we found quite a number of medicines. We captured them as exhibits an...