Security tightens as 20 people get arrested over Kampala intrusion

  • KAMAPALA, July 17 – Investigations to track down perpetrators of the July 11 Kampala tragedy continue and so far close to 20 suspects have been arrested. Police chief Maj. Gen. Kale Kayihura said four of the arrested suspects were Ethiopian, several Pakistani sheikhs and others Ugandans. Seven people were arrested in Kampala, one at the Uganda-Rwanda border at Katuna, one at the Kenya border and one in Kenya. Kenyan Police arrested another suspect but they are yet to hand him over to Uganda.

    63 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents probe Kampala attacks

    Over 60 US FBI agents are probing the grisly Sunday attacks in the city that left 74 people dead. By Friday, FBI together with Uganda Police and other security operatives had started investigations right from Kyadondo Rugby Club (one of the affected area in July 11 attacks).

    The US State Department Spokesman Philip Crowley stated that the FBI is fully engaged in the investigation in support of the Ugandan authorities.

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