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Gun Recovered in Rukungiri District

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By Anthony Kushaba


An  AK47 sub machine gun has been recovered in Rukungir district.

 The rusty AK47 sub machine gun was recovered with 21 rounds of ammunitions which was oiled and revealed it’s serial number as ug – updf – a451015.

Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate told our reporter that the gun was found by Fred Turyakira a retired teacher and a resident of   Rwenjero cell, Bungagari parish in Bugangari sub county in Rukungiri district.

Maate says that the retired teacher revealed that the gun was found in his land and he was clearing elephant grass.

He adds that investigations are underway to establish the origin of the gun and how it ended in the garden.