UPDATE: DCI Recovers AK47 Rifle Robbed From A Ugandan Cop In Kisumu

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DCI ballistic examiners are analysing an AK47 rifle that was recovered by police in Kisumu days after a Ugandan police officer based at Central Police Station, Tororo was violently robbed by a gang.

The rifle serial number UG POL 861314 09446 was recovered by Kasagam police officers who were on patrol duties at Nyalenda A ward, after they intercepted a suspicious Toyota Axio reg.no. KDL 301P whose 5 occupants immediately flang the doors open and scampered for safety, abandoning the vehicle.

A search therein led to the recovery of four mobile phones and the stolen police rifle. Also found in the vehicle during processing by CSI detectives was a homemade gun.

So far, the District Police Commander in Tororo Mr Adam Kimuli has confirmed the violent robbery involving his officer, further noting that some accomplices had already been arrested in Uganda and charged before the Tororo District Court.

Meanwhile, painstaking forensic analyses are being explored with the aim of obtaining crucial leads to the run-away suspects, and the vehicle detained for further processing.

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