A UPDF officer implicated in land grabbing

The Speaker of parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga directs the lands and defense ministries respectively to investigate a UPDF officer a one Major John Mwesigwa who is allegedly stealing people’s land in Nakaseke district.

The ownership of this land in question has been claimed by the National forest Authority before this UPDF officer took it over.

The speaker’s directive followed a matter of national importance raised by Nakaseke District Woman mp Sarah Najjuma and Nakaseke South Mp Paulson Luttamaguzi Ssemakula who told parliament that this UPDF officer wants to evict people from 10 square miles in  Kinyogoga sub county in  Nakaseke District.

The Mps accused the officer of conniving with police and local council leaders to intimidate residents and grab their land.

Story by

Godfrey Ssali

February 08 2018