13 Sudanese Arrested in Kitgum by UPDF

13 Sudanese Arrested in Kitgum by UPDF

Army 5th Division spokesperson, Lt Hassan Ahamed Kato, confirmed that two Sudanese suspected to be animal and crop thieves were first arrested in Lipan hunting ground, Kitenyi Sub-county in Kitgum on Saturday night.

Upon learning of the arrest of their two colleagues, 11 Sudanese men again crossed into Uganda with five guns supposedly on a rescue mission.

However, The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) soldiers arrested them in Kitgum District after they crossed into Uganda territory at a tip off by an LC1 chairman in Akilok Parish, Orom East Sub-county in Kitgum District.

According to the 5th Division army spokesperson, five guns were captured from the group; three MK5s and two SMGs and they are yet to find out the suspects’ details.