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...