Reuben Arineitwe alias Kachoori, a taxi driver along Katuna-Kabale road who witnessed the kidnap, says four men surrounded Ssemogerere when he was inspecting his Toyota Harrier vehicle registration number UBE 981F that was being washed at Mayengo in Katuna around 12:30PM on Wednesday.
Jack Tukesiga, a money changer at Katuna border, says they are happy that the two leaders had finally accepted to resolve their differences and signed an agreement. He says their prayer is to see the border open for business to resume.
Rwanda National Police has denied claims of kidnapping a Ugandan businessman. Justus Tweyogyere alias Mwana Muto, a prominent money changer at Katuna border post in Kabale District was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on Monday at around 2PM while at the Rwandan side of the border. Nelson Nshangabasheija, the Mayor for Katuna Town Council says that Tweyongyere arrived back on Tuesday morning unharmed.