The Police in Entebbe have arrested two people found in possession of an illegal fire arm. The suspects are; one Tandeka Allan Kanyesigye a resident of Buzzi Cell Kajansi Town Council who was found in possession of the illegal firearm, and Osinde Omalla John of Garuga Road who is said to have given him the gun.
Asp Luke Owoyesigyire Deputy PRO KMP says the arrest follows a search, conducted at Kanyesigye’s place of residence and a black CZ75B CAL.9 LUGER PISTOL with 10 rounds of Ammunition, recovered.
Other items recovered on scene were 3 camouflage Uniforms and several other documents that show he was once a serving member in one of security agency but had been charged with desertion and dismissed from the force after serving a 2-year sentence at Luzira Upper prison.
Upon interrogation, Kanyesigye informed police that he had received the gun from a friend -Osinde Omalla John, the other suspect in custody.
Police forwarded the gun for forensic analysis to ascertain whether it has been used in crimes that have rocked the area in the past, as other investigations continue.
“We would like to thank the public for the vigilance and also for providing police with information that has been useful in recovering the gun” Owoyesigyire said.
The suspects are currently being held at Entebbe Police.