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UGANDA: Cabinet to investigate UPDF alleged torture on lakes.

UGANDA: Cabinet to investigate UPDF alleged torture on lakes.

AFRICA, UGANDA
The Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Adolf Mwesige has revealed that cabinet has set up a committee to investigate torture claims brought against the army meted on residents within fishing communities across the country as well as study the resolution of Parliament to suspend all operations of UPDF fisheries protection unit on major water bodies. Mwesige made the revelation during the Tuesday’s plenary sitting in which he said that cabinet was considering Parliament’s resolutions and resolved to set up a committee chaired by Minister of State for Fisheries, Bright Rwamirama to study the resolution. Explaining the scope of work for the Committee, Minister Mwesige said that the Cabinet Committee was also directed to study all the complaints raised against the UPDF fi...