Police in Kisoro last evening transferred to Kampala a 22-year-old man suspected to be an ally of the Al-shabaab terrorists.
Juma Sulaiman who claims to be a Congolese National from Bucuro-Bwito in DRC was arrested from Bunagana Border post between Uganda and DRC as he tried to cross to the DRC without any document about his particulars
It is said that he was travelling from Tanzania.
Authorities became suspicious of Sulaiman’s movements prompting the police to apprehend him and found him with documents concerning the Al-shabaab.
Kigezi regional police Spokesperson Elly Maate said that on interrogation, the suspect told Police that he has been in Tanzania at Imamushafi Islamic school since April 2009 until 2012.
The suspect further explained that he has traversed the neighboring countries of Kenya and Somalia where he went contemplation joining Al-shabaab operations in vengeance for his father’s failure to provide for him and the mistreatment he has suffered over the years.