Court in Mbarara lead by Paul Mujuni yesterday detained eight Rwandans and one Tanzanian national on charges of illegal stay and owning illegal business in Uganda while on alleged spy mission.
The dtainees are France Mukeshima 35, Teddy Mukatwesiga 23, Florance Mukankubito 27, Yatashija Matilda 27, Lilian Owimana 23, Clare Nahimana 23, Shivan Nyangoma 26 (TZ), Ireen Owimana 28 and Yvonne Nyinamafaranga.
The nine have been in the police custody following intelligence reports that the group disguised as prostitutes and entered into the country on spy mission, spyreports has learnt.
The nine have been remanded to Kyamugorani government prison in wait for the next court ruling.
Emmy Kateera Turyabagyeni, Mbarara Residents Commissioner says their arrest was purposely intended to know how they entered the country and on their mission.