Kampala- Police at Kira Road are holding Isaac Okello (28) a resident of Gogonya, Kabalagala in Makindye division on allegations of selling ammunition and illegal possession of Government stores.
The suspect who is also a security guard at Saracen security company was arrested on Monday by officers at Ntinda Police station after a botched sell of Ammunition and Magazines.
“The Police received information about this sale and he was consequently arrested red handed during the sale.” Says Patrick Onyango, Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson.
Onyango says at the scene, the Police recovered on him live ammunition and Magazines which he was intending to sell to the buyer at 100,000 UGX for SMG Magazines and 2,000 UGX for each bullet.
“A search was also conducted at his place of residence in Gogonya where different parts of a riffle were recovered, ranging from Bionets, Pistol Magazines, SMG Magazines and other gun parts.” reveals Onyango
He says the suspect is currently detained at Ntinda Police station as investigations into the matter continue.