Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) has repatriated the second batch of former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels and their family members back to Uganda from the Central African Republic.
The 16 repatriated insurgents including their wives and children arrived at Entebbe International Airport aboard a Kenya Airways flight number KQ 579 on Monday evening.
They were received by the Minister of State for Defense in charge of Veteran Affairs, Oleru Huda Abason together with the Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. Wilson Mbasu Mbadi among other dignitaries.
The first batch had 69 returnees and the force expects around 100 people at the end of the exercise. END.