Police in Apac are holding an ex- solider for allegedly stealing a gun from Chawente police outpost, located in Chawente sub county , Kwania county, Apac district.
The ex-solider has been identified as Odungo Norbert, a resident of Alido Village in Alido parish Chawente sub connty , Kwania county.
It is alleged that Odungo stole a SMG Gun Reg no;UG-POL 565900211-356 with 26 live ammunition from Chawente police out post on 11th July 2017 .
The regional police spokesperson , David Mudong Ongom confirmed the arrest. Mudong established Odungo’s military details as private with force number PR RA 214 formerly attached to Bombo militarily barracks.
Police has charged him with theft of Gun.
Meanwhile, the suspect however, denied stealing the gun saying the gun was abandoned near his home and he was taking it to security officials, a claim dismissed by police as they say they have two suspects in remand who testified against the solider of stealing the Gun.