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Suspected ADF rebel arrested in iganga

Melanie. Aanyu

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

Security has arrested a man suspected to be a member of terrorist and rebel group ADF from Buseyi A village in Iganga district.

The suspect, whose identity has been concealed is  said to be between 15 and 20 years old.

Busoga East Regional Police Commander ) SSP Asiimwe Samuel confirmed the incident and said that after the arrest of the suspect, a search was carried out at his house  and an assortment of items related to bomb making were recovered.

He said items parts of  iron bars, some wires and other materials use in making of improvised explosive devices were recovered.

The RPC said that preliminary  investigations indicate that the suspect is linked to a number of terrorist incidents that have taken place across the country, particularly attacks on police installations, private security organizations in which a number of weapons have been stolen and several lives lost..

The police also recovered a number plate from a pit latrine that had been wrapped in clothing resembling an army uniform .