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Gulu Pastor Arrested In Possession Of UPDF Attires


Police in Gulu district yesterday (Sunday) arrested a Pastor attached to Rest Arena born again church in Gulu Municipality over illegal possession of UPDF Attires.

The suspect was arrested from Kasubi Goan’s quarters in Bar-dege Division, Gulu municipality during a joint operation including police and the UPDF.

Pastor Florence Lanyero

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson says the army uniform was recovered after photos of Pastor Lanyero Florence surfaced wearing military attires with a rank of a captain.

UPDF Act 7 of 2005 section 164 (1) (a) and (b) prohibits any person, without authority, from manufacturing, selling, offering or exposing for sale, wearing or using any uniform supplied to or authorized for use by the Defence Forces or ANY UNIFORM SO NEARLY RESEMBLING IT.

Violation of this provision attracts, on conviction an imprisonment term, not exceeding seven years.

Maj Caesar Olweny Otim

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