By Our Reporter
Uganda People’s Defence Forces spokesperson Paddy Ankunda says that there was no rebels attack in Kasese district this week.
Ankunda said in a statement on Thursday that it were the eleven fugitives fleeing from the Congolese army FARDC who caused panic to the residents .
He said that the group under the Command of Col Eric Bisamaza, who had defected from the FARDC last month, illegally crossed into Ugandan territory but were arrested by the UPDF troops in Bwera, Kasese District.
“Contrary to what was reported in the dailies, there was no attack on any area of Kasese,” the army spokesperson, Paddy Ankunda said.
“Additionally, the action of the troops did not cause any displacement of the community .The UPDF and the Government of Uganda have started the process of repatriating them, following the diplomatic channels,” Ankunda added.