By Martha Nakimuli
Fishermen in Rakai district have accused the marine police of being involved in illegal fishing even if they were entrusted with monitoring crime on the lake.
The fishermen revealed this during their meeting with in law enforcement officers led by Mr Kenneth Mbaziira, following the impounding of three trucks of immature fish at Kasensero landing site last week.
One of the fishermen told the enforcers that members of the marine police unit deliberately refused to impound trucks loaded with immature fish because the fish was theirs.
The same fisherman identified as Michael Kiwewa added that police has been ignorant about fishing regulations and have been unfairly dealing with fishmongers and the fishermen.
However, the Rakai District Police Commander, Mr Alex Twebaze said that he he yet to confirm the allegations .