Crime

Three suspected ADF rebels arrested in Buikwe

Enanga urged Ugandans to reject all forms of terrorism, by being extra vigilant and reporting any suspicious activities in their neighbourhoods

BUIKWE, UGANDA: Three suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels are in security custody after they were arrested during a counter-terror operation was carried out in Buikwe district on Monday, this week.

According to police spokesperson Fred Enanga, the three suspects identified as Sheikh Yasin Ssenyonga, Abubakari Katakuwange, Juma Kabogere Mwinomuze with links to the ADF terror networks were arrested from Kisungu zone, Namwezi, Mbiiko Njeru division and taken into the custody of CMI.

Enanga explained that the Joint Security Agencies have intensified operations against any persons linked to acts of terrorism and intelligence-led operations will continue to run to ensure the country is kept at peace and free from any terror attacks

“We continue to monitor all spaces in homes, places of worship and businesses, which are acting as domains for the recruitment and coordination of terror activities,” he said.

“We also want to reiterate that the arrested persons are not arrested for their beliefs, ideology or religion, but for their alleged involvement in violent hostilities of terrorism.”

Enanga urged Ugandans to reject all forms of terrorism, by being extra vigilant and reporting any suspicious activities in their neighbourhoods and reiterated that the Joint Security Agencies, the counter-terror operations against terrorists, their agents, operatives and collaborators remain active and ongoing.

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