A police officer and 14 others were arrested for allegedly stealing fuel in Kagadi District.
The suspects were found siphoning fuel from trucks belonging to Shengeli engineering company.
The company was contracted to Tarmac the Kabwaya , Kagadi and Kyenjojo road .
Romeo Ojara Onek , Kagadi division police commander says Mardrine Rugyenzapola , Lutete police post and the suspects who were workers of the company were stealing fuel from the Trucks that were parked In Kitegwa village .
According to Ojara , there arrest on Tuesday followed a tip off by residents who saw the residents siphoning the Fuel .
He says that more than 20 jerry cans of fuel were recovered from the suspects.
Ojara says that Rungyenzapola is also accused of failing to cooperate with the OC CID Kagadi to arrest suspects’ fuel thieves in Rutete Sub County