Suspected kidnappers of American tourist face more interrogation
A team of joint security agencies on Saturday transferred Kampala eleven suspects in the case pertaining the kidnap of an American tourist Kimberly Sue and her driver jean Paul Milenge.
The duo was kidnapped early this month in Queen Elizabeth national park and demanded a ransom of 1.8 billion shillings.
They were released after six days in captivity after an unidentified amount of money was allegedly paid as ransom. Security operatives have since made several arrests in connection with the kidnap.
The team of security operatives spent the better part of Saturday screening the suspects and by the end of the exercise; eleven suspects were released on bond while the other eleven were transferred to Kampala for more questioning.
Those transferred to Kampala include Akim Tumwebaze Kiniga, Kyarisiima Dennis, Yoweri Mugabo, Gad Mbonyimbonyi, Adam Maniraguha among others.
The kidnap of the American tourist has sparked a number of questions about the security and safety of tourists in the country’s national parks