Traders held over protest against rent arrears


On 29/07/2020, at about 1000hrs, agroup of approximately 300 traders operating from Nana, Nabukera, Premier, Pentagon and Angel arcades among others under “New Generation” umbrella demonstrated over sealing of shop doors by landlords due to non-payment of rent arrears.

The protestors mobilised by one Kabanda John, burnt tyres along Nabugabo road and also pelted stones at the Police.

During the scuffle, Police arrested the ring leaders namely; Kabanda John, Katongole Godfrey and Nawanda Phiona.

The suspects have been detained at CPS Kampala pending further action.

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Police and other Security Agencies continue to monitor the activities of the tenants and landlords.



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