In a joint operation conducted by the police and local authorities, firearm ammunition has been successfully recovered in Koboko district. Led by the GISO of Midia Sub-county and local LCs, the operation took place in Nyelwa village, Midia sub-county.
During the search conducted at the residence of Zubeda Gisima, a Kakwa businesswoman residing in Nyelwa village, law enforcement officials made significant discoveries. Among the items found were a pistol without a magazine, seventy-eight live SMG Rifle ammunition, a green plastic army bottle, and six MTN SIM cards.
In connection with the recovered ammunition, Zubeda Gisima, who is the landlady associated with a suspect named Ivan, and Chandiga Francis, who facilitated Ivan’s rental room, have been detained. Their detainment aims to assist ongoing investigations into the matter.
West Nile Police Spokesperson Josephine Angucia has confirmed the recovery of the firearm ammunition and the involvement of the individuals. The authorities are working diligently to gather additional information, determine the source of the ammunition, and unravel any potential criminal connections.
The successful joint operation reflects the commitment of the police and local authorities to maintain peace and security in Koboko district. Further updates on the case will be provided as the investigation progresses.