By Antonio Kalyango | Monitor
The Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) under the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) has destroyed more than 2,000 kilogrammes of immature fish and illegal fishing gear impounded during their various operations in Greater Masaka .
According to Lt. Emmanuel Muchunguzi, the Public Relations Officer for Greater Masaka FPU Sector, they intercepted this immature fish on different routes from landing sites around Lake Victoria before reaching markets.
“The destroyed immature fish and if it had been harvested after making the required size would generate over Shsl billion which would go into national treasury” he said during the burning of impounded immature fish and illegal fishing gear at Ddimo Landing site on October 23. Read more