Police have arrested Lwanga Samuel Ssengonzi for allegedly hiring his piece of land to members of a new rebel group to establish its training camp.
In the previous one month Police arrested over 20 members of the newly formed Uganda Coalition Forces of Change (UCFC), a rebel group which is aimed at changing the Government in Uganda by use of fire arms.
Addressing journalists on Monday, Police mouse piece, Fred Enanga said they have increased on the operations to crack down all people who are involved in this rebel group and four more suspects have since been apprehended.
“We arrested Lwanga Samuel Ssengonzi a resident of Kassanda district who hired out his piece of land to the rebel group to start their activities by setting up a rebel training camp. He is facing charges of conspiracy to help in furtherance of rebel activities,” Enanga revealed.
According to Enanga, another suspect, identified as Alex Boogere led security operatives to a maize garden in Wakiso where another gun stolen during one of the attacks on police posts was recovered.
” we recovered 18 out of 30 rounds of ammunition had been used, but our operations is still on to recover two more guns stolen during the raids on security personnel,” He added.
Enanga added that, “In total, we now 25 members of the rebel group in our custody, the rebel group was planning to attack one of our police stations,”.
However, Enanga urged the general Public to be vigilant and always to alert the police whenever they suspect something because the rebels are also aiming at soft targets to damage local people.