Kisumu: DCI recover AK47 Rifle stolen from a Ugandan Police Officer

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The Directorate of Criminal Investigation ballistic examiners are analyzing 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 Registration Number 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 AK47 rifle. Also found in the vehicle during processing by CSI detectives was a homemade gun.

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So far, the District 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, 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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