Mutima Beach Management threatens to sue government as boat wreckage is retrieved

After succesful retrieval of MV Templar boat from the waters,the management of Mutima Beach Resort in Mukono have however threatened to sue government for using their facility following the Saturday boat incident.

MV Templar which was destined for K-Palm Beach resort on Lake Victoria capsized near Mutima beach and joint team of the police, UPDF, locals and Ministry of Works have been stationed at the latter’s facility as the operation centre to retrieve bodies and the wreckage goes on.

News raching our desk ASP indicates that management of the beach has threatened to take government to court for compensation for using their facility as a coordination centre for the operation.

Speaking to journalists on Thursday afternoon, the Police Director in charge of operations, AIGP Asuman Mugenyi confirmed the claims.

“They requested we compensate them for using their facility but I advised them to address the matter to relevant authorities including the Attorney General,”Mugenyi said.

He however described the development as unfortunate, saying government cannot be blamed for the Saturday accident.

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