Betty Kamya has directed traffic police to arrest all tricycle riders doing commercial passenger business

By Damali Mukhaye.

The Minister for Kampala Hon. Betty Kamya has directed traffic police to arrest all tricycle riders commonly known as Tuku tuku that will be found involving in commercial passenger business.

Addressing media today at her office, the minister said Tuku tuku’s are not licensed to carry passengers but are only licensed to operate in industrial areas to carry goods.

Tukutuku drivers have on several occasions crushed with other transporters especially taxi Drivers and the most recent was today morning along the Nateete Nakawuka road.

Meanwhile, the minister has also tasked police in one week to give her a report on the various violence that have been going on between taxi Drivers and the real master minders to see if they have been brought to book.