Ministry of Gender asked to launch a full investigation into reports of torture and sexual harassment by some investors.

The Ministry of Gender has been asked to launch a full investigation into reports of torture and sexual harassment being endured by Ugandan workers at the hands of some investors.

The call comes at the time when the chairman AYA Investments Limited Muhammad Hamid is being investigated for allegedly sexually assaulting his female employee.

Speaking to kfm, one of renowned women rights activist also former ethics Minister Miria Matembe says many acts of criminality are being inflicted on Ugandans by investors but nothing is being done to stop it.

She said that women and boys are being raped and dehumanized by these investors especially on farms and in hotels thus a holistic investigation is needed now.

The police spokesperson Asan Kasingye recently expressed readiness to investigate all such claims, appealing to members of the public to come out and report the culprits.