His wife, Betty Nabwire, says that Barasa has been suffering from tuberculosis-TB and swollen legs for the last 15 years. She says that Barasa has been complaining of excessive pain resulting from the illness.
The impounded fishing gear includes 15 boats and over 200 undersized fishing nets. They were impounded in the three days operation that started last Friday in different landing sites of Singila, Kandege, Maninga, Gorofa and Yebe, all in Namayingo district.
Yahaya Kakoza, the Namayingo RDC and Covid-19 Task Force Chairperson in a phone interview with URN says that he developed symptoms of coronavirus and was subjected to the test and was confirmed positive.