Edrin Mawanda, the 3rd Division Spokesperson confirmed the arrest and said that after their arrest, they were briefly held at Bugema Army Barracks before they were handed over to Police in Mbale where they are currently held.
He said that they have been charged with illegal entry into the country and investigations have started to establish their motives of entering into the country.
With tones of frustration, they endure lengthy queues on rainy and sunny days, in pursuit of justice. But for all, there is a common name pushing them into a state of being landless; Charles Kyagaba, a name that is featured in land wrangles dating as back as 2001.
The explosive device went off from within the bus as it travelled through Lungala in Mpigi district. But Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says that the exhibit and preliminary investigation show that the bomber was wearing a suicide jacket and had a detonator in his hands.
The dead have been identified as David Ocen, the Principal Town Agent Kotidi, and one unidentified Boda Boda rider. Dr Peter Lomowga, a health worker of Panyangara Health Centre III was shot and injured in the leg.
The new Amolatar Resident District Commissioner, George William Wopuwa says he ordered for the OC's arrest after four people stormed his office complaining over not being helped even after they caught the officer red handed defiling the kid.
The civilian casualty has been identified as Peter Abac, a resident of Dogtangi village in Lawiye Oduny Parish who sustained fractures in the leg while the yet to be identified soldier from Lamwo Battalion's Bana Bana barracks was shot in the chest.
Ibrahim Mwesiga, Kiconco's brother says he learnt of her predicament last night after he called her phone and someone told him that she had sustained injuries in the explosion. Four of her siblings including Mwesiga are attending to her at Mulago.
Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LCV Chairperson, says there is an escalation of organized crimes such as livestock and motor vehicle thefts, human trafficking and smuggling among others at the Elegu border in Uganda and Nimule, the South Sudan side that threatens the peace of cross border community.
According to Captain Antony Mwalushayi, the spokesperson of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) for military operations, the suspected rebels were captured on Friday and Saturday by FARDC soldiers during an operation in Mwalika, in Beni territory, North Kivu province.
In a security meeting with residents, and local leaders chaired by KMP Commandment Stephen Tanui at Komamboga playground on Sunday, few meters from the scene of crime, Tanui who vowed to apprehend all curfew violators in Kampala areas also faulted area police officers and their commanders for looking on when people continuously violated curfew regulations.
Some sources who preferred anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter say that the blast left behind a huge hole at the Centre of where people were seated and that some fragments hit people and cars as far as 100 meters.
"Three people came and left a package in kaveera which later on exploded, killing one person and injuring five others. It seems to be a terrorist act but we shall get the perpetrators," his statement reads in part.