Kenya Deploys Troops👮 On Lake Victoria

  |   Kenya News

Tension between Kenya and Uganda over fishing rights on Lake Victoria is rising again after Kenyan fishermen complained of harassment by Ugandan security.

Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i told NTV Kenya that they had deployed more security personnel on the lake to stop harassment and detention of their fishermen.

"We do not want any more suffering of Kenya fishermen on Lake Victoria," Mr Matiang'i said after holding a security meeting in Nyanza, a region which covers part of the lake on the Kenyan side.

Last week, six Kenyan fishermen were arrested by Ugandan security officers on charges of illegal fishing in Ugandan territory.

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