A disturbing development indicates that on Sunday afternoon, May 26, 2019, Uganda’s Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) abducted two Rwandan nationals, Samvura Pierre, 47, and Habiyaremye Eric, 25.
The two are, according to Rwandan authorities, are of Gahamba village, Tabagwe cell, Tabagwe sector, Nyagatare district, the same area at the border where the recent incident involving smugglers, who lost their lives, took place.
“Samvura and Habiyambere were abducted at Gasheke, 1.5km inside Uganda where they had gone to attend a baptism ceremony of the son of their friend Muhwezi Silver,” the Rwandan Police said late evening.
It said that the two Rwandans had earlier been urged by their friends not to go to Uganda because they feared they would be putting their lives in danger.
“However, they ignored the warning, insisting that they needed to honor Muhwezi’s invitation,” Police added in a tweet.
Uganda’s CMI abducts two Rwandans: A Thread!
Today at 12:30 pm 26 May 2019, Uganda's Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) abducted two Rwandan nationals, Samvura Pierre, 47, and Habiyaremye Eric, 25. (1/4)
— Rwanda National Police (@Rwandapolice) May 26, 2019