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.
Yusuf Kalyango the Chairperson LC 1 of Kizito zone says that the arson attacks occurred between 1-4am. Beatrice Nakalanzi an affected resident said that she smelt fuel inside the house at around 1am and thought it was from the motorcycle which is kept at the neighborhood.
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.
Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic Police Spokesperson said that among the injured is Adrian Kwetegyereza , the Acting Regional Police Commander for Greater Bushenyi who sustained severe injuries in the legs.