Uganda Deploys SFC to Guard Migingo Island


The Ugandan government has deployed the elite Special Forces Command of the UPDF to guard the contested Migingo Island on the Uganda – Kenya border. The island – located within Lake Victoria were until last week guarded by the Uganda Police Marines.
Police Spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesa told the media in Kampala earlier today that the change in deployments followed recent complaints of torture raised against the Police Marines by Kenyan fishermen living and working on the island.