National Natural

12 Arrested for Encroaching on Wetlands

By APN Reporter

Mubende

12 people have been arrested in an operation against wetland encroachers on the Nalumansi wetlands in Bukuya Sub County in Mubende district.

According to Vicent Kinene, the head of the Natural Resources Departments at Mubende District, the culprits have been carrying out farming on Nalumansi wetlands in the Sub County.

Kinene added that Nalumansi Wetland reserve has completely been washed off by human activities and may cause environmental impacts like drought and other environmental hazards.

The names of those arrested were not mentioned not to interfere with the continuing operations.

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