Police arrest three terror suspects
Publish Date: Aug 08, 2014
Police arrest three terror suspects
Ethiopian nationals Abeb Megunen, Asfau Wondwesn were arrested in Kabalagala. Photos/Enock Kakande
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By Steven Candia and Enock Kakande

The Police have arrested three terror suspects, two of them Ethiopians. The arrests were carried out during a two-day cordon-and-search operation in Kabalagala, a city suburb.

Security source identified the suspects as Abeb Megunen, Asfau Wondwesn alias Mukon; all Ethiopian nationals, as well as Juma Ssemwanga, a Ugandan.

Juma Ssemwanga and the Ethiopian suspects after their arrest. Photo/Enock Kakande

Following the arrest of the three suspects on Wednesday, the Police on Thursday raided Mayor Zone in Kabalagala, where they cordoned off and searched a house for a long time.

The suspects at the door of the house they were renting. PHOTO/Enock Kakande

The house, enclosed in a perimeter wall fence in the slum, is said to be the residence of the three suspects. The Police could not say where the suspects were arrested from.

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