By Watchdog reporter

Police has arrested 80 people in Kisoro town over illegal entry into Uganda

The arrested include 60 Rwanda nationals and 20 Democratic Republic of Congo nationals.

The suspects were arrested during joint operations mounted by Police and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) on Friday night. They are said to have entered Uganda through ungazzeted entry points at Muramba and Nyarusiza in Kisoro District.

According to Kisoro District Police Commander Charles Okoto, the suspects were found at several bus terminals in Kisoro town waiting for buses reportedly to travel to Kampala, Mubende, Mityana and Hoima districts for casual labor. Okoto says that security apprehended them after they failed to present valid travel documents.