Crime & Investigation

Kisoro Police Officer Detained For Losing Gun

Kisoro Police have today morning arrested one of their officers who lost a gun last night under unclear circumstances.

According to police, it’s alleged that unknown assailant(s) broke into the house of Innocent Kavumbi (No.5041 Spc) at Bukimbiri Sub County through the window when he had gone to pick his phone from a nearby trading center.

This occurred on Wednesday night at about 21:00 hours.

Kavumbi says when he returned he then realized immediately that the gun was missing.

He states that he notified the area DPC who swung into action and visited the scene with Police sniffer dogs.

In a search conducted in the area, detectives arrested a one Alex  Byanzi aged 28 years, a farmer and resident of Nyakarembe village, Kagunga Parish, Bukimbiri subcounty, Kisoro.

Police sources said that the suspect was arrested on grounds that he was sighted around the police station moments before the incident and also police shoes were recovered from his house.

The suspect has been detained together with Kavumbi at Kisoro police to help in investigations. SD 08/26/6/2019 of Bukimbiri sub county police refers.

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