Police arrest man with sawn- off- butt gun
By Happy Lazaro
Police in Arusha Region have arrested a suspect identified by the name of Jumanne Abdallah alias Babu G (25) for allegedly illegally possessing a shotgun with a sawn off butt.
Arusha Regional Police Commander, Mr. Liberatus Sabas said that the gun, a Winchester make numbered C. 056900, also had its barrel sawn off to make it shorter.
The suspect was also in possession of 13 rounds of ammunition.
Mr. Sabas said that the suspect was arrested at 8:30 a.m. on November 1, this year at the Unga Limited Area after civilians had informed the police about the suspect and how the gun was being used in a number of crimes.
He explained that after getting the information, the police went to the suspect’s house and found him in his room preparing himself to leave for his errands. He was seized and the gun was found after a police search.
After the arrest, Commander Sabas said, the suspect mentioned his accomplices, now being hunted by the police.
He said after investigations, the suspect would be taken to the court to answer the charges.