The deceased fishermen are Godfrey Kandole 30 and another one only identified as Richard 35 both fishermen attached to Kibiro landing site in Kiganja Sub County. Their fishing boat reportedly capsized on Tuesday after it was hit by strong winds
Police allege that the suspects connived with a cleaner at Butema health center identified as Ivan Bigirwa to sell COVID-19 vaccination cards to various people in Hoima city and the district. Bigirwa was arrested red-handed on Sunday afternoon while selling the cards at Hoima Boma grounds in Hoima city.
The immature fish was impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region, where the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has been conducting operations against illegal fishing gear since August.
Kirungi was picked from Hoima city on Sunday evening by detectives from the state house anti corruption unit and was whisked to yet an unknown police custody. However, sources say he is being detained at Kireka special investigations department unit-SIU in Kampala.
Many of the students who came back from school in the Bunyoro sub region have joined the fishing sector to earn a living. They are employed at various landing sites in the region from where they carry out fishing expeditions on the lake Albert waters.
Julius Wamani, the grandfather says his grandson was attacked by the wild animal at around 11am on Thursday as he together with his friends had gone to fetch water from one of the village water sources.
The deceased has only been identified as Moses; a fisherman attached to Hoima landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at around 8:30a.m