KWANIA – Police in Kwania District have recovered a rifle with 04 rounds of ammunition.
The gun was recovered from a one Erem Hemdry, a security guard attached to Reserve Protection Company Limited based in Kampala.
On questioning, the suspect said that the motive of having the rifle away from his duty station in Kampala was to commit murder.
He said he was going to kill his would-be victim whom he accused of witchcraft.
The name of the would-be victim is withheld for personal security and investigation.
The suspect is currently being held at Kwania.
Meanwhile, a one Okello Innocent and his wife Jesca are also being held at Kwania CPS.
They are charged with procuring defilement by forcing a minor aged 15 into marriage in Ajok village, Aninolal in Inomo sub-County in Kwania district.
Two bulls, chicken, all meant for the marriage ceremony have been recovered.
Emilian Kayima, the Police spokesperson, in August, denied reports on the 4000 new missing guns in Uganda Police Force stores, labelling the information as irresponsible reporting.
Media reports on Wednesday, August 8, had indicated that the country was headed for deeper troubles as sources in the security institutions revealed that a number of guns were missing in Police stores.
Mr Kayima has, however, refuted the information saying the Police is not aware of any guns missing from their classified stores.
Reports also indicated that the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Internal Security Organization (ISO) are investigating force on the alleged disappearance of over 4,000 guns from classified stores belonging to the Uganda Police Force.
“CMI detectives have since interrogated a senior Police officer, Good Mwesigwa, who is attached to the stores,” New Vision reported.