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One Killed, 3 Injured in Kapchorwa As Security Arrests Deserter :: Uganda Radionetwork
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One Killed, 3 Injured in Kapchorwa As Security Arrests Deserter

Jude Wandera, the Spokesperson of UPDF in the Elgon and Bukedi sub-regions identified the deserter as 45-year-old Francis Musau Kapchekweko. According to Wandera, Kapchekweko deserted the army several years ago.
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One person has been killed and three others injured following a gun battle between security personnel and an army deserter.

The incident happened in Kapcheli village, West division in Kapchorwa Municipality on Wednesday.    

Jude Wandera, the Spokesperson of UPDF in the Elgon and Bukedi sub-regions identified the deserter as 45-year-old Francis Musau Kapchekweko. According to Wandera, Kapchekweko deserted the army several years ago.

It is alleged that Kapchekweko had organized a gang that has been terrorizing residents in the Sebei region.  The gang’s training camp was established in Taban within Kapchorwa district.

According to Wandera, a joint security team comprising the UPDF and police attacked the camp on Wednesday morning in an attempt to arrest Kapchekweko and his group.

However, he shot at the security personnel who also responded killing one of the gang members whose identity is yet to be established. Kapchehweko and three other members were injured and are currently nursing injuries at Kapchorwa hospital.  

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