Sunday, 26 March 2017

Three guns recovered at headquarters,

Three guns recovered at headquarters,

By Moris Mumbere 


Kasese: Three guns and five magazines have today morning recovered in Kasangali market commonly known as aKajoly market in Bwesumbu Sub-County Busongora North Constituency in Kasese District.

The recovered guns were dropped after one week of community policing meeting that was held at Bwesumbu sub-county headquarters.

“the army has been around for many days since 19 guns went missing and the three that were missing have now been recovered which indicates that the  community will have peace without any operation” the RDC Maj. James said.

The resident District commissioner Kasese District Major James Mwesigye while addressed the community in the market premises said the guns were grabbed from the security personnel during November attacks that erupted between royal guards and the government security officers which left a number of both police officers and royal guards dead.

Maj James hailed the community for the cooperation and being good listeners to their leaders who were preaching the peace and surrendering out the guns.

Mwesigye said that during the attack 19 guns were taken away from security officers by the royal guards that only three had remained in Bwesumbu saying that they were happy to recover them back for the government work.

He noted that all the guns that were grubbed had been recovered
Samuel Eccega the Rwenzori Regional police commander challenged those who are still  in run to come and surrender before the government to be forgiven and be free.

The vice chairperson for Kasese District Elly Magwara apologized before the Resident District commissioner on behalf of Kasese District for what happened in the District on November last year.

He also appreciated the services and the security police had provided in the District asking them to unit themselves in order to extend peace in the whole region.

Samson Bagenda the Sub-County chairperson said that he was scared that if other royal guards surrender themselves they may it be taken to prison like what happened last tear.

He asked government to free them if they decide to come from the hidings and appealing to the royal guards also use the period of only two weeks added for ultimatum.