Police in Kasese town has in custody five men on allegations of illegal entry into Queen Elizabeth National park in Kasese district.
The Police spokesperson for Rwenzori East Region, ASP Tumusiime Nelson confirmed the information and identified the suspects as, Hassan Pajero, Wele Swaibu, Luhanda Muhindo, Edward Twinamatsiko and Ashraf Thembo all residents of Kasese Municipality.
ASP Tumusiime said the suspects were apprehended during an operation mounted by Uganda wild life authority (UWA) as they were arrested with herbs from the national park with an intentions of killing some wild life animals. ASP Tumusiime speaking one …..
He has asked people neighboring all government protected areas to desist from illegal entry or else the long arm of government will catch up with them. ASP Tumusiime speaking two….
Uganda’s tourism industry contributes about 10% of the gross domestic product (GDP) the reason to why it must be protected for the development of Uganda. END.