Ronald Mutegeki, the LC V Chairperson Bundibugyo District, says that Busunga Primary School, located seven kilometers from the Uganda- DRC border will temporarily be used as a center to receive displaced families from Eastern DRC.
Army spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire says that although the groups activities were subdued in the Ugandan territory, it has remained active in Democratic Republic of Congo DRC with an estimated 700- 900 fighters.
Jamil Mukulu was expected at Jinja Magistrates Court today for mention of his case. The ADF leader was arrested in Tanzania in July 2014 and extradited to Uganda to stand trial for alleged terrorism, murder and treason.
The ADF, which was reportedly neutralised by the Congolese government forces FARDC, has in the past three weeks conducted a string of attacks on camps and villages in Beni renewing threats on the Ugandan border town of Bwera of a possible spill over of the attacks.
The attacks in Bundibugyo, Kasese and Notoroko districts are already affecting tourism in Busoga region. Several tour companies in Jinja have registered tour trips cancellations and amendments by tourists from abroad.
Major Ronald Kakurungu, the UPDF 2nd Division Spokesperson, says that more troops will be re deployed in the mountains to avoid further attacks, since there are reports that some members of the group are still regrouping and are planning to carry out more attacks in the region.
How did all this start? It started with Mr. Charles Mumbere, now HH Omusinga of the Bakonjo, coming to see me some years ago. When Mr. Mumbere came to see me, he wanted to be the King of the Rwenzururu. I told him that the Rwenzururu had been a Political Movement for equality. Why did he want to turn a political resistance movement into a monarchy?
Masika says that some minutes later, they saw several men storm the registration centre who destroyed the ID kits. Masika says that the men tied her with a rope, but she managed to escape after untying herself.
Kayihura who arrived in Fortportal this morning will meet all members of the district security committees in Western Uganda and discuss with them measures of scaling up security against the armed gangs that have crept up on the region.
More than 30 people have been killed in attack in Bundibugyo district. On Saturday evening at least 80 youths armed with machetes, spears and arrows attacked Bundibugyo town. The attackers stormed Bundibugyo town on Saturday evening
Six people have been killed in Kasese district following an attack. The incident happened on Saturday evening at 4:00pm. According to Rwamijuma, he attributed the attacks to the tribal conflicts between the Bamba and the Bakonzo.