The security agencies and Uganda Wildlife Authority have initiated joint operations to locate and rescue the American tourist with his Ugandan driver who was kidnapped on Tuesday.
According to the Executive Director Uganda media centre, Ofwono Opondo, four armed men not yet identified ambushed the tourist with his driver at around 7 pm near Katoke gate at Queen Elizabeth national game park and kidnapped them.
“A joint operation by the Uganda police, Uganda people’s Defence force and the Uganda wildlife Authority game warden is underway to locate and rescue the kidnapped people,” Ofwono noted in the press release.
This is not the first kidnap in Uganda, over 20 women in Entebbe were kidnapped and killed by yet to be identified assailants.
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