Wednesday, February 22, 2017

#Museveni arrests #Kampala mayor, opposition MPs - #Uganda #dictator

Kampala Lord Mayor, Mr Erias Lukwago and several opposition MPs have been arrested by police in Kampala.

Mr Lukwago was on Wednesday arrested along with Rubaga North MP, Moses Kasibante, Kawempe South MP Mubaraka Munyagwa and Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana, among other Kampala Capital City Authority councillors and whisked way to a yet to be known location.

They were arrested at Nakivubo Park Yard market, Kampala where they had gone to address city vendors.

Their arrest comes just a day after minster in charge of Kampala, Ms Beti Kamya wrote a letter ordering the vendors to vacate Park yard on grounds that the land belongs to Nakivubo Stadium and that government has plans to develop it.
Meanwhile, security was tightened at Park Yard market with deployment of armed police officers.

Mayor Lukwago, opposition MPs arrested

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