6 Congolese held in Kasese over illegal entry


NEWS- The Police in Kasese district are holding six Congolese Nationals on charges of illegal entry into Uganda. They are detained at Kasese Central Police Station.

ASP Nelson Tumushime, the Rwenzori East Police Spokesperson says the detainees are also accused of possessing forged documents that they have been using to move into the community asking for support out of pretense to be people living with disabilities.

According to Tumushime, the suspects were arrested on Monday while moving along the streets of Kasese town asking for financial support from the community.

ASP Tumushime identified the suspects as Ronda Kambale, Kabibi Mulhonda, Salim Kisiro, Martha Kaninga and Melisa Kyakimwa who avoid accidents since most of them are carrying learners who are going back to their claiming to be residents of Beni in DRC.

He strongly warned the members of the public to be extra careful with any new faces, revealing that last week; they also arrested one person in Kasese town who looked to be an extortionist and was later handed to the higher authorities in Kampala.

In a separate development, ASP Tumushime also warned the drivers and other road users to try as much as possible to minimize their speed as learners report back to Schools.

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