By VOM News Team
Security in Kisoro led by the Office of the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) yesterday conducted an operation at the Nyakabande Transit Camp resulting in the apprehension of two people who had infiltrated the camp and managed to hide deadly weapons.
Preliminary security reports indicate, these two individuals, whose identities are still concealed could be among the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) recruiters.
Kisoro RDC Peter Mugisha says, following a reliable tip off, Police organised a surprise search of all Congolese refugees still at the transit camp, only to discover some of them had been hiding weapons including Machetes, axes, hammers and other lethal weapons.
Mugisha explained that what is more worrying is the fact, these individuals claimed to be part of the Eastern DRC Congolese rebel outfit however they had Ugandan Identity cards.
“It is our belief that these two individuals could have been ADF recruiters. We have also learnt that some Ugandans having been flocking to the transit camp under the guise of being refugees. The situation is worrying”, Mugisha noted
The incident at the camp comes a few days after Security intercepted a 25 year old man who was attempting to smuggle two firearms into a one of the buses by placing them in a sack of Cassava.
The man who has since been detained and is now aiding in investigations also had two national identity cards; Uganda and Burundi.
Security in Kisoro as well as Police in Kampala continue to claim ADF rebel group could be responsible for the deadly actions that are now terrorizing Ugandans.
Earlier this week, two bombs were detonated in Kampala by individuals linked to the ADF. Before that a bomb was exploded in a bar in Komamboga.
The rebel outfit has not yet come out to issue any statement claiming responsibility.
Ugandans have been urged to be mindful of their personal security by reporting any suspicious activity.