By Watchdog reporter

Police have arrested Bonny Odongo, a Lira based Vision Group journalist who recently posed with a pistol while drinking beer in a bar saying it was an illegal possession.

Odongo, a Sub Editor of Rupiny Newspaper, a sister publication to ‘The New Vision’ was picked by police flying squad last evening from Lira town and he is now held at Lira Central Police Station.

The controversial photo went viral and it sparked off outrage among the general public.

Joel Tubanone, the Lira District Police commander confirmed the arrest adding that investigations are underway to establish how the journalist accessed the pistol.

Odongo has since disassociated himself from the photo arguing that it could be a result of Photoshop by his foes.

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