KIRUHURA POLICE OFFICER HELD OVER MISSING GUN
By Aggrey Twesigye
Rwizi Regional Police are investigating circumstances, under which their own lost a gun from the armory Corporal Wilson Nuwagira from Sanga Police station in Kiruhura district is alleged to have lost a gun from the armory where he was keeping guard on Sunday.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga confirmed the incident but refuted media reports that unknown assailants had attacked the police station and Enanga told our reporter in an interview that the armory had seven firearms while Nuwagira was on guard but one of them went missing.
He explains that Nuwagira created commotion after discovering that the gun was missing and the corporal was placed in custody and transferred to the region to help with further inquiries into the matter and he says the investigators are focusing on finding out whether Nuwagira gave the gun to robbers or it was stolen from the armory due to negligence on duty.
The incident happens in the wake of attacks on security installations in various parts of the country and the latest incident happened in Kapeeka where a UPDF soldier and an assailant were shot dead on Saturday night