BY ELLY NYESIGA
Police in Mbarara have recovered two SMG AK47 riffles from thugs in Mbarara town that are said to have been used to terrorize people in western region.
The Mbarara district police Commander Jeffer Magezi told journalists at his office yesterday evening that the guns were recovered from Alex Tusiime and Justus Twagira-mungu who have been working as porters on various buildings in Mbarara town during day and do robbery at night.
The two while at Mbarara police station confessed that they have been carrying out their robbery activities in western region and some parts of Kampala.
Magyezi says the duo was arrested during an operation that was launched by police following an incident that happened in Sheema district, where thugs shot dead a security guard at Bam petrol station and after ran away with his gun.
The DPC says police have been tracing the two, until they were arrested from Mbarara town last evening.
He says these people are currently being detained at Mbarara police station awaiting to be handed over to police in Sheema, to face murder charges.