Robert Muwazi, the in-charge of Immigration at Busia one-stop border post says that their Kenyan counterparts handed over the returnees on Thursday at the border. He says that the girls were trafficked to Kenya through the porous border.
Their flight follows the sighting of 'drones' in Busia and at their homes in the wake of recent security operations in some parts of the country like Kampala and Wakiso where some NUP leaders and supporters were reportedly abducted by security operatives using numberless 'drone' vans with many not released to date.
According to residents, the hippos come out of the lake at night and wreak havoc in their homes. The residents say the hippos have been straying in their gardens and homes for the last two consecutive months.
Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says he ordered for the arrest of the retired security officer after registering several complaints from residents implicating him and his accomplices for impersonating police officers to extort money from the public.
He said as security, they had registered several complaints from residents in the area on the same matter.
Hillary Wangira Oundo, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer of Masinya Sub County says that people have been using the bridges to cross into Uganda, putting the lives of residents at risk of contracting COVID-19.
Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that they managed to arrest the suspect through combined effort from concerned residents.
He noted that the suspect will be charged with defying presidential directives and human trafficking.
On Thursday, residents of Mawero, Arubaine, Solo villages in Busia town pelted stones to the UPDF, Police and LDU officers who were enforcing the 7pm to 6.30am curfew. The incident left two police officers injured.
Geoffrey Wandera, the Busia district LC V Chairperson has cautioned the security officers against being compromised by people who want to illegally enter the country, which may expose Ugandan to corona virus.
Muhammad Assuman, a fuel tanker driver who had parked closely to the attacked truck told our reporter that an unknown man put him on gun point and ordered him not to move out, closed his vehicle doors, within shot time he heard bullet sound at his neighbors truck.
Steven Muhoozi, the Officer in Charge traffic who is said to have witnessed the incident told our reporter that the assaulted officer stopped a vehicle that was from Tororo heading to Busia to check its condition and found that its tires had worn out.
Eriya Elepot, the Busia District Police Commander, says Murunga filed a complaint at Busia Police Station. He however, says the officers have since vanished and are nowhere to been seen, adding that he since forwarded the matter to police headquarters for investigations.