The Kadungulu Sub County LC III Chairperson, Peter Okomol Edeu Okomol blames the accidents on corrupt law enforcement officers on the Lake, especially the Police Marines, UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit and Fishery officers whom he claims often impound small boats and return them to fishermen after pocketing bribes.
Sunday Difasi Kazibwe, the General Secretary of Kigejjo Parish says that Biramire, and two others, was travelling to Nakasongola from Kayunga district at around 7 p.m. on Thursday when their boat was hit by a strong wave at the Sezibwa bridge.
The Kalangala District Police Commander, Richard Musisi has confirmed the death of the four people. He also discloses that the Marine Police in Nkose managed to save other people whose boat capsized on Lake Victoria.
The councilor demanded the suspension of the Robert Kituma, the KCCA Chief Law Enforcement Officer on grounds that he acted recklessly while leading police to calm down the situation when vendors stormed the city authority after Basemeras death.
Basemera, a single mother of three, drowned in the channel in industrial area on Friday while fleeing from KCCA law enforcement officers, who were conducting operations against hawking in the central business district. She died instantly.