By Sylvia Kugonza
Police in fort portal have today morning arrested three men after being found in possession with fire arms.
According to Musa Tibakirana the DPC Fort Portal police, the three were arrested from Nyakagongo Ward East Division Fort Portal municipality Kabarole district in an operation carried out by security personnel and leaders after receiving claims from the community over thieves who have been terrorizing them using guns.
The suspects have been identified as Mwesige Charles a resident of Kiko town council, Kamanyire Gerald a resident of Nyakagongo and Mugisa Eric hailing from Harubaho East division Fort Portal municipality.
During the course of the search, police discovered two guns from the house where the suspects were renting. He stated that police discovered one AK47 gun and a she gun, machetes and police uniform.
According to Musa, during interrogations the suspects confessed that they got AK47 from Kyenjojo district and the she gun grabbed from a security guard who was killed two years from Kintumba Hamasanyarazi.
It has also been discovered that the suspects have been involved in hitting Boda Boda riders with iron bars and grabbing properties from people.
The suspects are currently held at Fort portal police as police continue with the investigations.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website