Sunday Okello, a 35 year -old man who recovered the gun explained to police that he got concerned after seeing two street children struggling to use the gun by the roadside.
David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson and Colleague Displaying the Recovered Gun -Photo by Jesse Johnson James
in Gulu are holding two security guards attached to Corporate Security Group
over alleged theft of a gun.
duo identified as Emmanuel Ojera and Innocent Okori, residents of Gulu City were
arrested on Monday evening after the gun they were deployed with to guard Gulu
Medical and Imaging Consultant located along School Road in Pece –Laroo Division
went missing under unclear circumstance.
Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson revealed that the SAR
Riffle registration number UG-PSO-56-4000778 code 11788 with five rounds of
ammunition allegedly went missing from the guards at around 1:30pm on Monday.
to Mudong, the missing gun was later recovered at around 5:30pm from Te-Tank
Sub –Ward, Labourline Parish in Pece –Laroo Division just few meters from the
premises being guarded by the duo.
Okello, a 35 year -old man who recovered the gun explained to police that he
got concerned after seeing two street children struggling to use the gun by the
roadside, something that prompted him to intervene by removing the gun and
handing it over to Police at Gulu Central Police Station.
says the two security guards and Okello were all arrested and detained at Gulu
Central Police Station for question. The case according to Mudong is being investigated
under SD Ref: 15/19/7/2021.