A joint security team has shot dead four people linked to Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in Ntoroko district.
The suspects had disguised as refugees at Rwamabale screening point and Butukanga refugee transit center.
Mishac Kawamara the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Ntoroko says the four were first intercepted in Karugutu town,Karugutu sub-county and ran away from security.
Kawamara explained that security pursued them and caught up with them as they approached Kisege trading center on Fort Portal-Bundibugyo Road.
“Our joint security team shot them dead after they resisted arrest. We were helped by some of their colleagues we arrested earlier to identify them” Mr Kawamara said.
Lameck Kigozi the Rwenzori regional police commander also said that after security intercepted them, they resisted arrest and tried to stage a fight with the law enforcers.
One of the dead was identified as Musa a business man dealing in Cocoa in Rwamabale sub-county.