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Woman Arrested For Possession of Suspected Bomb

Didas Byaruhanga, the Busia District Police Commander- DPC, says that they have handed the object to the Counter Terrorism-CT police department for examination.
the suspected dengerous object

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Busia police are holding a woman for possessing a suspected bomb. The suspect is Angela Banamwana, 35, a resident of Kisoro district.  

Police intercepted the suspect on Tuesday from one of the porous border points in Sofia village in the Eastern division of Busia Municipality. 

She was traveling from Nairobi in Kenya to Kampala. Banamwana told police that one of her friends in Kampala gave her an item to sell to an undisclosed company in Kenya’s capital Nairobi.   

She, however, says that the company rejected the object on her arrival in Nairobi prompting her to return it to the sender in Kampala. 

Didas Byaruhanga, the Busia District Police Commander- DPC, says that they have handed the object to the Counter Terrorism-CT police department for examination. 

He says that the woman face charges of illegal possession of military hardware should the object turn out to be dangerous.

Luganda and English audio:   

//Cue in: “Today morning police…                                           

Cue out:..from dangerous thing,”//     

Luganda audio:   

//Cue in: “Police ne bitongole….                                  

Cue out:…naffe mubwangu,”//

Auma, Jane Rose Nandera, and Kevin Odero are some of the residents of Sofia village. They have called for the strengthening of security at the border points to avoid terror attacks.

Voxpop;   

//Cue in: “Waliwo omukazi gwe…                        

Cue out:…chino nendalo hulundu”//

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