By Najibu Mulema

Five M23 rebels suspected to have escaped from Bihanga Barracks have been arrested in Kisoro district.

According to District Police Commander, Charles Okoto, the suspects were arrested on Friday morning while traveling on an Omnibus registration number UAW 477k in Kanaba sub county in Kisoro district.

The arrested combatants include; Capt. Freesia Musabyimana,Capt. Hategeka Ngiruwunsanga, Capt. Patrick Mugisha, Sergeant Erick Munezero and Capt. Roger Kubwimana ans they are being held at Kisoro police station.

Okoto said thr arrested people will ne taken back to Bihanga so that they help security egencies to track the rest of the former rebels who escaped to Uganda from Congo.

In this very week, more than 100 former ex M23 rebels who also had escaped from  Bihanga barracks were arrested in Mbarara.