Uganda: Govt to Compensate Victims of Mabira Demonstration
(Kampala): The families of the four Ugandans slain in the April 12 city protest against the re-allocation of Mabira Forest to Sugar Company, Scoul will be compensated after investigations are concluded, the government said Wednesday. The announcement comes a day after the government delegation left for India to offer the country's condolences to the family of Devang Rawal who was lynched during the protest. The government offered Shs 18m to the family. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda who led the government delegation told journalists in Entebbe, shortly before departure that police are investigating the circumstances under which the Ugandans lost their lives.