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By Godfrey Olukya 10-9-2012

Security agencies in Uganda have arrested three suspected Rwandan rebels who reportedly had intentions of overthrowing the regime of Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame.

‘They were arrested in western Uganda district of Kanungu.’ said Secuity officer William Obo. ‘They were planning to overthrow president Paul Kagame. They wanted to base in Kanungu which shares border with Rwanda.’he added.

The arrested have been identified as Captain Charles Sibo, Robert Rutinywa and Anthony Rugigana. They all ever served in Rwandan army.

They are said to have admitted to have been with plans of stabilizing Rwanda.

Uganda armed forces area division Commander Brigadier Patrick Kankiriho said,’We arrested them after a tip off from civilians. We later handed them to police after confessing to their bad plans.’

He said that the army told the three arrested men that Uganda is a country that follows the rule of law and they would be charged in courts of law.

Rwanda has several former army generals who fell out with the current regime. They are said to have been in contact with the three arrested men.



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