A team of JAT officers from SIU intercepted have arrested three terror suspects at Gaz petrol station, Kasambya cell, Kyotera town council in Kyotera District.
Muhammad Nsubuga the Greater Masaka regional PRO, the officers intercepted three suspects in a vehicle IPSUM Reg No. UAK 192M green in color which was suspected to be carrying Explosive materials from Kyotera to Kisegula, Kabowa in Wakiso district at about 2:30 pm on Monday 28/2/2022.
The suspects are Buyondo Monday also known as Haruna Hussein (Prime suspect), Sekabira Masjidu (driver), and Kakeeto Joseph (taxi operator).
Nsubuga says the security team had camped in Kyotera after receiving intelligence information of a planned bomb attack on Kalangala ferry since 19th/02/2022. Today, Buyondo Monday was caught as soon as he hired the taxi to transport the explosives to Wakiso.
The vehicle was intercepted and its tires shot at.
Upon the arrest and search the officers recovered two 5litre jerry cans with some cream liquids, two polythene bags about 40kgs containing powdered substances fourteen power banks, eleven solar panels, fifteen USB cables, twelve blue light bulbs with battery elastics, and 35 detonators.
The suspects were apprehended pending reconstruction of the crime scene by Counterterrorism police.