Destruction of illegal fishing gears by FPU in Kawongo.

The National Commander of the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) held a community meeting in kawongo.

The purpose of the meeting was to get feedback from fishers about FPU operations on L.kyoga.

He later proceeded to the FPU site in kawongo to witness the implementation of the court order of destruction of illegal fishing gears.

The estimated value of the destroyed gears was 423 million shillings.

The destroyed illegal fishing gears included:

1. 130 pieces of Seine nets.

2. 160 pieces of Cast nets.

3. 5000 pieces of Monofilament nets.

4. 100,000 pieces of under sized hooks.

5. 2000 pieces of under sized gill nets.