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BREAKING: New Rebel Group Formed in West Nile

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Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga on Tuesday identified the suspects as Michael Okumu, Kenneth Okello, Patrick Oloya, Bosco Rapati and Oruma Kinga.


Captain Pinto Erikyamu, a former UPDF officer, is among the masterminds of the group, according to Enanga.


He said majority of the suspects hail from West Nile, the centre of the alleged recruitment exercise.


Enanga told Chimpreports the quiet recruitment had been extended to Lango and Acholi sub-regions.


“The recruitment has been mainly taking place in Gulu, Lira, Apac, Kitgum and Arua districts and the exercise was being dominated by youths in those areas and former UPDF combatants,” said Enanga.


The six are being detained at Police’s Special Investigations Unit in Kireka on charges of treason.


The DRC-based Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) were the most lethal of all rebel groups.


In 2012, a new rebel outfit known as ‘Munansi’ was said to be operating from the Diaspora.


It was alleged that Munansi militants have links with Uganda National Revolutionary Front (UNRF), a rebel group that had started recruiting in Nkozi and Kituntu regions in Mpigi district in June 2012.

At least 60 suspected rebels were arrested in a massive swoop carried out by intelligence services in 2012, with many confined at Luzira Prison.

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