James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, says the cartridges shall be subjected to forensic examination to ascertain the source of the killer gun.
Kiira region's police spokesperson, James Mubi displaying the guns that, had been recovered.
Police have recovered the pump-action firearm, which armed robbers stole from a security guard
at Stabex Pump fuel station in Jinja city in
the wee hours of Thursday morning.
Detectives from Kiira Region recovered the gin
while retrieving the body of 28- year-old Isaac Olupot, who was gunned by the armed thugs and his
The two are
attached to Security Group Africa Limited-SGA. Earlier on, Apollo Orweny, the SGA Jinja area manager, told URN the robbers
had fled off with the gun. However,
on re-inspecting the scene, they managed to recover the gun from the drainage along the pump station. The detectives also recovered
10 cartridges fired from an AK-47 rifle.
James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, says the
cartridges shall be subjected to forensic examination to ascertain the source of the killer gun. Mubi says that the CCTV footage obtained from the scene of
crime shows that assailants were
travelling in a blue coloured trailer.
He, however, says the number plates and the faces of the attackers are not visible enough. He says
that the assailants fled with Shillings 3 million. Detectives are recording statements from eyewitnesses with the aim of easing their efforts to track the suspects.