130 Rwandans, Congolese deported

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Recently, the spokesman of the Uganda’s Ministry of Defence, Brig Richard Karemire confirmed to NTV Uganda that Rwanda had sent a diplomatic note to Uganda protesting the manner in which her citizens were being arrested and detained.

KAMPALA. Uganda has deported 72 Rwandans and 65 Congolese for illegal entry into the country.
They were arrested in a cordon-and-search operation at Bunagana border town in Kisoro District over the weekend.
However, police said 24 Rwandans and Congolese, who were part of the group and are alleged to be members of M23 Congolese rebel group, will be taken to court this week for prosecution on diverse charges including illegal entry, illegal stay and illegal mining.
Mr Hassan Ssekalema, the officer in charge of Kisoro Police Station, said they screened the detainees and deported 137 to their respective countries.


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