Police in Mbarara is investigating the circumstances under which two armed men stormed Dfcu bank in Mbarara and robbed a depositor shs 10m at gunpoint.

The victim Sharif Kakooza says today afternoon he went to deposit shs 10m on his account in Dfcu bank Mbarara branch.

Kakooza adds that while he was at the counter, two armed men with pistols approached him and put him on gunpoint and instructed him not to say anything but to just walk out of the bank.

The two also ordered other people who were in the bank to keep quiet or risk to be shot.

On moving out of the bank, he was put into a waiting premio and was driven on a break neck speed up to Booma in the outskirts of Mbarara municipality where he was dumped.

Kakooza rushed to Mbarara central police station and reported a case of armed robbery.

Mbarara police says they went to Dfcu bank but the bank manager declined to handover the CCTV footage to police for reviewing to help in identifying the assailants.

The manager who seemed to have been part of the robbery told police officers that by the time of the robbery, the CCTV cameras were not working.

Police arrested a security guard who was at the entrance to help in investigations.

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