This report is meant to acquaint you with the subversive activities by Dr Besigye’s ‘group of renegade officers supported by Rwanda who continue with their plans of destabilizing our country.
FM: AG CMI
DATE: OCT Ol
SUBJ: - THE INVOLVEMENT OF RWANDA AND DR BESIGYE’S GROUP INTO SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES AGAINST UGANDA
We have received reliable information that:
a). Lt Col Mande has been ringing -a number of-people.
They have a camp in Goma area which is under Lt Col Kyakabale. He stated that UPDF intends to attack it but they are prepared for it. They do not mind about UPDF troop build-up in the west because after they have wiped out these troops, other areas will ‘be easily tackled.
They believe that one of their supporters Kwesiga of of Falcon Guards has been arrested and will do everything necessary to rescue him.
That Anne Mugisha has been improving on their propaganda documents in Kigali.
He claims they have infiltrated the Cadet course.
That Rwanda government Salambwa because Lt Gen Saleh had given him Shs 20 million to kill Cols Mande and Kyakabale. They have targeted Lt Gen Saleh, Cols Semakula, Kayanja, Mayombo and Nalweyiso.
That there is a feeling with RPA the government of Rwanda will never become popular as long as Lt Gen Saleh is still alive because he is very popular within RPA.
They have a hit squad in Kampala which they are to link up with him to show their targets.
That they have agents within 65 Bn which recently came from DRC and want to know where all soldiers who came from DRC were deployed.
They are interested in knowing the locations, strength and command in different UPDF Units.
They want to know the location of Maj Furuma.
They have confirmed that Dr. Kiiza was with them on 9 Oct 2001 and think they will get assistance from Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa and France.
The foreign sponsors want to see their support inside the country and as such, they intend to raise Shs 2000/= from each ‘of their- 2.5 million supporters in order to be able to raise enough money for their rebel organisation.
That there has been an initiative by some members of Parliament for Cols Mande end Kyakabale to come back. They are not interested to come back and cannot even be bribed .
That this is a sign to show that HE The President is now panicking.
Cols Mande and Kyakabale have been using telephone numbers 00873762841535 and 008410346 respectively to ring some people whom they have disclosed the following:
That they intend to shift their camp from Kibumba(about 20km from Goma town in DRC to Gako in Gitarama Rwanda for fear that UPDF may attack it and for-avoidance of any possible infiltration.
There is also another camp at Mishaki which is a mountainous area located 25kms west of Sake. Sake is 27km from Goma. RCD Goma and local defence forces are also trained from here. That Ugandans who are being trained from here could be between 150- 250.
At Kiwanja in Rutushuro on Butembo road there is also a camp which is under the control of 11 Bn of RPA. Another camp is at Omurukoma about 3Skm from Katuna border inside Rwanda.
On 9 0ct 01, Dr Besigye visited Kibumba training camp in DRC and was accompanied by Brig. Kabarebe (Ag Army Comd), Cols Nziza, Alex Kagame (CO PPU), Kalenzi Karake (Chief of Training, Operations & Recruitment) and Ceaser Kayizari (Under Secretary Ministry of Defence) They were using a vehicle which belongs to Comd Bizima Karaha of RCD - Goma who was- also present.
That the food to this camp is being supplied by RPA GHQS from Kanombe.
Dr Besigye’s group of renegade officers have been contacting several UPOF officers/men who are still in active service/plus other civilians whom they are trying to lure into their subversive activities.
b. They are also in close contact with some senior Rwandese intelligence officers namely Cols P. Karegyeya and J. Nziza who continue to coordinate the subversive activities against Uganda.
A network of RPA intelligence has been deployed in Kampala for purposes of destabilising the country e.g to carry out assassinations.
One Rwandese operative Rugigana Antony who had been sent to infiltrate cadet recruitment training course in Mbarara was arrested on 27 Sept 01. He testified that he had been sent by RPA intelligence officers.
We have received credible information pertaining to the purchase of weaponry from Ukraine by RPA which is importing its combat capability especially Airforce rather fast.
An RPA delegation led by Brig Muhire, (OAF) including Secretary for Defence Col Ceasar Kaisari and 02 others visited Ukraine at the beginning of Oct 2001.
In Ukraine they visited a company called FVIR- REMONT, a MIG manufacturing and overhauling plant and other related facilities in the country.
Continues next week