Police recovers SR riffle on Congo border

A policeman checks the recovered rifle

Police in Kisoro have recovered one SR rifle at Bunagana Kisoro -DRC border.

The operation was aimed at fighting criminality because of the continuous criminal activities therein.

Kigezi Region Police Spokesman Elly Maate confirmed adding that the search was targeted illegal guns, suspected criminals and illegal entrants in the region.

“The operation started at around 04:00 hours and the said gun with six bullets plus an empty army porch were found in the home of Ndangize Mukasine Saidat 71 years a widow who as of now can’t account for them, Inquiries into the matter continue,” Maate said.

The operation was jointly conducted with other security agencies in the area.