Court in Mbarara presided over by grade one magistrate Paul Mujuni yesterday remanded eight Rwandan and one Tanzanian national on charges of illegal stay in Uganda and owning illegal business.
They 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.
The nine have been remanded to Kyamugorani government prison up to today when they will re-appear before court on charges of illegal stay and illegal ownership of business.
Emmy Kateera Turyabagyeni the RDC Mbarara says their arrest was purposely intended to know how they entered the country and on their mission.