ARRESTED: Lord mayor Erias Lukwago has rejected the forceful eviction of vendors from Park Yard.

Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has been arrested at the Park Yard shopping hub in downtown Kampala.

Police led by Kampala South Regional Police Commander Geoffrey Kahebwa says Lukwago, who was in the company of MPs Mubarak Munyagwa and Allan Sewanyana, was arrested for inciting traders in Park Yard against Kampala Minister Beti Kamya’s order to close the hub that has previously caught fire twice.

According to Lukwago, the business hub cannot be closed on ‘the orders of just one person, Beti Kamya’.

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‘Park Yard market cannot be declared illegal by just one person, Minister Kamya’, Lukwago vowed.