Lukwago arrested over age limit

Thursday September 21 2017

Police arrest Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago

Police arrest Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago at his home in Wakaliga 

By Amos Ngwomoya

Kampala City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has been transferred from Kira Police where he had been detained after his arrest to Nagalama Police Station in Mukono District.
He was this morning arrested at his home in Wakaliga, Rubaga Division in Kampala as he planned to leave for work.
Mr Lukwago and a group of other elected city leaders had today planned to hold a procession from city hall to City Square where they were to launch their ‘Togibikula’ campaign against lifting of the presidential age limit.

He has been taken to Kira Police.
Earlier on, Mr Lukwago told this reporter in a telephone interview that police srrounded his home at about 5am.
“I woke up at 5am only to learn I was surrounded by police. They have refused to allow me leave my home,” Mr Lukwago told journalists before his arrest.
At City hall, CPS police boss, Joseph Bakaleke and other police officers searched the Kampala deputy Lord Mayor, Sarah Kanyike's office.

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