By George Emuron
BUKEDEA: The Uganda People’s Defense Forces and Uganda Police Force have retrieved an explosives of bullets, bombs and gurinet in Kasoka parish, Bukedea sub county in Bukedea district.
The explosives were recovered on Wednesday evening after an old woman who was digging in her garden found the threatening materials buried on her anthill.
The security team withheld her name for security purposes.
Hajji. Imran Mugalu, the Resident District Commissioner Bukedea said the explosive items were retrieved with the support of third division commander who sent a team of experts to recover the explosives.
“When an old woman learned of this explosive, she decided to report to police, police intervened and cordoned the place after observing that the items are dangerous, the division command was notified who later assigned us to the zonal commander”, said Imran.
Imran also added that after retrieving the explosives, the experts urged residents to be calm in the area.
However, he also echoed residents to report any kind of threatening material in the area to police for necessary support.
“When you report such matters to police, the government considers awarding such people certificates so this old woman is going to be remembered”, said Imran.
Charles Micheal Opolot, the LCIII chairperson of Bukedea Sub County, says such a thing has happened in his area for the first time.
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