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Terror suspect arrested with bomb making materials in Kajjansi

Terror suspect arrested with bomb making materials in Kajjansi
Photo: Unknown 2021-12-01T09:08:52Z

The joint security teams have arrested another terror suspect with an assortment of bomb making materials.


According to Fred Enanga the police spokesperson, the suspect is Isma Kiyemba, a 24-year-old a resident of makandwa village, Kajjansi town council in Wakiso district.
Enanga says the teams tracked the suspect down and arrested using advanced surveillance techniques. 


Upon arrest, Kiyemba led security teams to a search at his home in Kajjansi where they recovered bomb making materials including chemical fluids, 5 capacitors, electric and copper wires, batteries, screws, nails, a digital timer, two electric mortars, 5 mobile phones and several simcards.


A Bank Visa card and materials used in the manufacture of destructive devices including experiments were also recovered.


According to Enanga, the suspect is the one who assembled the homemade explosive device that was detonated by Matovu Muzafaru on the Swift Safari bus that exploded at Lungala in Mpigi. Kiyemba was also in the process of assembling another IED on the instructions of an ADF commander whose details he has availed to the joint task team. 


He was allegedly recruited and radicalized into the ADF cell in Lweza, by Imam Suleiman Nsubuga who is on the run. At the time of his arrest, Kiyemba was also found with a written will and a planned mission.


He says the joint security agencies continue to investigate, respond and counter all threats against the country and warns that the threat still exists in the country and this calls for extra caution and vigilance as Ugandans go about their daily activities.

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