Six AFIEGO Staff Detained Over Alleged Illegal Operations

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Andrew Byakutaga, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister. CSOs are demanding for his immediate resignation over Bugoma forest giveaway.

Andrew Byakutaga, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister. CSOs are demanding for his immediate resignation over Bugoma forest giveaway.

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"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says.






"So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."

 

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