Police at Old Kampala are holding eleven suspects for illegal possession of a toy pistol and narcotic substances at a local bar.
The suspects were busted on Tuesday at EWA NICO NOTE BAR MAGOMBE, in Namungoona II zone, in Rubaga Division during an intelligence led crackdown.
Among those arrested include; Kalule Jordan, Ntwatwa Muzafaru, Namiraku Patrick, Kalemera John,Kibaatu constant, Nicolas Kavuma,Sentongo Fredrick, Mukasa Paul, Mugume Emmanuel, Sengonzi Isaac and Namagga Azida.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says police received a distress call from an anonymous local about a suspected gang of criminals in possession of a black gun at a local bar. He says police acted immediately and stormed the bar, nabbing the suspects red-handed.
Onyango says police found a gun that was confirmed to be a plastic toy pistol, mairungi and a bag of fresh opium with the suspects, who had relaxed at the bar.
He says all the suspects have been charged with unlawful possession of a toy gun, knife and opium and that the suspects are currently detained at Old Kampala Police awaiting prosecution in the courts of law.