Police Holds Two More Terror Suspects

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Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police says those picked up initially were not the main suspects but with interrogations the masterminds are being brought into custody.

Police have arrested two more suspects who were planning a major terror attack in Kampala. The suspects were picked up on Monday after they were implicated by their accomplices who were picked up earlier on. 
The arrest of the duo brings to 21,the number of suspects arrested in connection to botched city terror attack.  Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Police says those picked up initially were not the main suspects but with interrogations the masterminds are being brought into custody.  
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The ongoing joint operation by multiple security agencies led by the Police Anti-terrorism and the Chieftaincy of Military intelligence (CMI) has also led to recovery of two suicide vests, which the suspect were allegedly planning to use during the attack.
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 According to Kayihura,the country is still under a heightened terror alert until all the suspects are brought to book.  
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Five suspects were picked up with explosive sat Alqados Hotel in Kisenyi on Saturday. Fourteen others were tracked down to their areas of residence in thedifferent city suburbs of Kampala. Police remains tight lipped on the source of intelligence that led to the arrest of the suspects as well as their nationality. 
On Monday last week, the US embassy issued a terror alert warning that Al-Shabaab insurgents may try to exact revenge for the death of the leader Ahmed Godane. Godane was killed in a US air strike coordinated by AMISOM in Somalia. 
During the 2010 World Cup finals, Al-Shabaab insurgents killed at least 76 people in twin bombings at Kyadondo Rugby club on Jinja Road and Ethiopian Village restaurant in Kabalagala.