have been intercepted at Busia border as they were crossing into Kenya.
The Rwandan and Burundian nationals reportedly fled Kyaka Refugee
Camp in Kyegegwa district. They were intercepted by Busia border security
personnel in a Bus at the entrance of the one-stop border post.
John Rex Achila, the Busia Resident District commissioner-RDC says that
security personnel managed to intercept the refugees after receiving information
He says that they realized that the refugees were attempting to cross into
Kenya following the allegations that the Kenya government is closing up all refugee
camps and the authorities are giving financial support to those they are
discontinuing to stay in Kenya refugee camp so that they can be relocated
//Cue in: “The first group…
out:…back to Uganda”//
Achila says that they have a challenge of one missing refugee girl aged 15
years who got lost when an unidentified boda-boda rider disappeared with her
since was attempting to cross the border through porous points.
//Cue in: “We are
Cue out:…within our community”//
David Ntole, Iman Chihahibwa among other refugees says that they fled Kyaka refugee
camp due to mistreatment and insufficient food to feed their families. Ntole
says that they were trying to cross to Kenya to look for good hospitality.