Crime & Investigation

Mbarara Teenager Arrested with Stolen Pistol

Police in Mbarara have arrested an 18 year old boy in a bar with a handgun he’s believed to have stolen from his former employer in Kampala.

Rwizi regional police spokesperson Vincent Ssekate says police arrested Timothy Nuwabiine on Sunday in a bar in Kijungu, and Mbarara with a star pistol containing 13 rounds of ammunition.

Timothy is a resident of Nyakakoni, Kaberebere in Isingiro district. He was formally a Muslim named Hamza before he converted to Christianity.

Police says that on June 3rd, 2016 the youngster stole a gun from his boss, the director of Kandira Job Consultants Ltd in Munyonyo, Kampala where he was working as a house help.

Timothy allegedly stole his boss’s bag which contained his pistol, Shs. 3.5million, his passport, the gun license, a driving permit and other documents.

Ssekate said the boy will be charged of theft and illegal possession of a fire arm once the investigations are concluded.

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