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EXCLUSIVE: Security Probes Besigye Over “Munansi” Rebels

shop http://csrf.net/wp-content/plugins/slidedeck2-personal/classes/slidedeck-covers.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>Sources in intelligence have exclusively told viagra 100mg geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>Chimpreports that between August 2012 and February 2013, several groups of rebels shifted their bases from Eastern and Western Uganda before forming cells in Kampala, Masaka, Kiboga and Mpigi Districts.

“These insurgents are residing at homes of opposition sysmpathisers and some are supported by respectable Muslim leaders including a top banker,” an impeccable source said.

Despite having acquired military training, the militants lack guns, a source added.

“Majority of the fighters were recruited from Buganda. Their political wing is Munansi, a Diaspora based radical opposition group and are supported by some officials under For God and My Country (4GC).”

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Chimpreports could not independently verify these claims. 4GC officials told press on Thursday claims of rebel operations in the country were a ploy by government to persecute opposition.

But the source who preferred anonymity said the attacks on Police stations and military installations are aimed at acquiring guns and ammunition for the fighters.

Munansi militants are said to 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.

They included Richard Nono of Lugazi, Charles Okong who had arrived in Uganda from Canada and Paul Obobo of Buikwe, whom security said were the leaders on the rebels’ clandestine operations.

UPDF publicist Col Felix Kulayigye said then the individuals were planning rebel activities under Uganda People’s Federal Alliance (UPFA) and Uganda National Front/ Army (UNF/A) thus apprehending him.

Rebellions against Museveni’s government are not new. Since 1986, 24 rebellions have been suppressed including UPDA, Force Obote Back, LRA, PRA among others.

Minister of Defence Crispus Kiyonga early this week denied a recent attack on Mbuya Military Garrison was perpetrated by rebels.


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