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Police Officer Detained Over Illegal Possession of Firearm

Rashid Mugungu was picked up from Goodtimes Guest House in Bugembe town council last night on a tip off from the employees.
The Kiira region police spokesperson, SP. Diana Nandawula.

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Jinja Police are holding a fellow officer for illegal possession of a firearm. 

Rashid Mugungu was picked up from Goodtimes Guest House in Bugembe town council last night on a tip off from the employees.

 

"The suspect had left the pistol on his bed, and locked himself in the bathroom when a suspicious waitress who had come for room service saw it and tipped police,” said a police source.

 

Diana Nandawula, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, says they recovered the pistol with 10 live bullets.  

She says they will forward the suspect's file to the Professional Standard Unit (PSU) after investigations.

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Mugangu is currently locked up at Jinja Central Police Station.

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