By Ahura Mujuni Mark
The Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Lt Charles Okello was captured by the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) on Monday.
The contingent of the African Union Regional Task Force (AURTF) in Central African Republic (CAR) captured the rebel commander after heavy fighting.
Lt Col Paddy Ankunda, the Uganda military spokesperson has confirmed the capture of Lt Okello.
“The battle took place 20km West of Bakuma which is about 500km West of Obo, UPDF’s tactical base,” said Ankunda.
He added that the army also managed to rescue 10 abductees, three guns and dozens of loose ammunition.