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Uganda

17 October 2009

New Vision (Kampala)

KAMPALA — Over 90% (27,199) of the illegal weapons in Karamoja sub-region have been recovered since the inception of the ongoing disarmament exercise in 2001. A statement issued after a five-day UPDF top leadership disarmament evaluation meeting in Moroto army barracks, said 10% (about 3,000) of the remaining Karimojong guns are buried underground in a bid to evade confiscation. "Arms trafficking into Karamoja has not been registered for quite a while. Instead, due... (GunPolicy.org)

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