By Chief Spy Reporter
In a continued move to disarm the Karimojong, security Thursday afternoon conducted a cordon and search operation in Pupu village, Rupa Sub County in Moroto district.
In the search that sources say lasted over 4 hours, insiders say one SMG no. UE0411 was recovered from Loru Echor.
Regional Police spokesman, AIP Mile Longole confirmed the operation and recovery of the said gun.
“We congratulate our personnel in this operation for Job well done for today.
We do encaurage the community to handover their guns voluntarily to security forces to avoid inconveniences which may accrue due to cordon and search operations to recover illegal firearms in Karamoja. We would also like to thank those who have managed to handover their guns in a voluntary way,” AIP Longole said in a statement.
Thursday recovery brings of 27, the guns so far recovered since the beginning of the disarmament operation.