A section of traders led by Simon Mashemerwa , the chairperson Kabale vendors association filed the case against the council in December last year after authorities demanded them to vacate the facility to pave way for its reconstruction.
He said that they want the council to officially communicate to them, indicating that they will retain their shops after reconstruction. Joshua added that he is also worried about losing their property because the land titles which the council obtained indicates that the market is free land without buildings yet traders have shops which they constructed before they were granted lease of years.
This came in after the high court in Kabale district issued the interim order stopping the Kabale municipal council authorities from relocating traders in Kabale central market until their disagreements are resolved. The Kabale municipality town clerk Monday Joseph reacting on the court order said the matter will be solved
However The Kabale municipal mayor, Emmanuel Byamugisha Sentaro said that all business shops and stalls will be shifted to other places in town for the period of about two years until construction is completed.
By our Reporter