12 Kenyan fishermen held in Uganda charged in court

A fisherman rows a handmade raft in Lake Victoria on November 9, 2017. 12 Kenyan fishermen who were still being held by Uganda security officials have been fined Sh20,000 each by a Kampala court. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The 12 were among 17 fishermen who were arrested before being taken to Riabana and Kalangala islands in Uganda.
  • Suba North OCPD Wilson Nanga said available information was that the fishermen had been released.
  • Edward Oremo called on Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet to send marine police officers to Lake Victoria.

Twelve Kenyan fishermen who were still being held by Uganda security officials have been fined Sh20,000 each by a Kampala court.

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