By Kyamanduma Patrick,
A group of suspected members of the Allied Democratic force-ADF who attempted to cross into Uganda have been repulsed by the Uganda People’s defense forces-UPDF.
Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walunsimbi told Journalists today that the ADF rebels were forced away at Kisebere-in Nyabugando one cell, Nyabungando ward near Uganda’s boarder with the Democratic republic of Congo.
Lt. Walunsimbi who rushed at the scene this morning said preliminary investigations alleged that the ADF rebels were targeting to access medicine at Mama Safina medical center and Nyabugando health centre three in Mpondwe-Lhubiriha town council.
Walunsimbi commended residents of Kisebere for being security cautious and being collaborative with UPDF and other sister security agencies which he said helped the UPDF to repulse the ADF last night.
He said that five other suspected ADF rebels are alleged to have remained on Ugandan side during fire exchange with UPDF, appealing to the public to provide information about suspected people in their areas. Lt. Walunsimbi speaking…..
Ms. Jane Masika Bukundika, a resident of Kabiriti in Kisebere village and Mr. Pascal Kadyeba, alleged that ADF rebels might be having collaborators in Uganda, calling for thorough investigations by security to have the culprits on book. Ms. Jane and Kadyeba speaking…
To Mr. Kato Stephen, a resident of Nyabugando one cell in Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council asked security to intensify day and night patrols to have the five suspected ADF rebels on Ugandan side arrested.
Mr. Kato speaking…….
Details will come in our subsequent news broadcast. END.