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Police arrests a Chinese National over illegal selling of military attire.

Mr. JIN YUNGUNG who was apprehended by KMP North for illegally selling military attires.

The territorial Police at Kampala Metropolitan North apprehended a Chinese national JIN YUNGUNG, aged 33 and a resident of Ganda in Nansana Municipality for illegal selling of army equipment.

According to the deputy spokesperson for Kampala metropolitan police ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the suspect had opened up a shop which specifically sold army uniforms, shoes and gloves. “His shop, located at Kasaga Shop No.14, was targeted following intelligence reports.” Luke sated

He also disclosed that during the operation, significant quantities of military equipment were seized from the suspect’s premises, including the uniforms that resembles those of the Uganda people’s defence forces (UPDF) and Special Forced Command (SFC).

Some of the illegal military exhibits in form of shoes and clothes found with Yungung

He however outlined that according to their investigations so far, the suspect (Mr. YUNGUNG) had been collaborating with a one Frank who is purportedly affiliated with the special forces command (SFC) who was the brain behind the business idea including funding.

“Mr. YUNGUNG admitted that some uniforms were sourced from Somalia through Frank, who transported them to Nansana for distribution.” Luke said

Other police findings revealed that Mr. Yungung made his way into the country as a tourist, who periodically renewed his Visa by travelling to the neighbouring countries.

He’s currently being detained at kawempe police station pending further interrogation, as efforts to locate and question Frank continues. “Updates on this case will be provided as the investigation progresses.” Said the deputy spokesperson for KMP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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