Saturday, June 12, 2021

Bobi Wine re-arrested after release

Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine has been rearrested shortly after he was released.

Bobi Wine who had initially been charged with illegal ownership of firearms had his charges dropped sending him to tears.

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When he was outside the General Court Martial on Thursday, he was re-arrested as is set to be charged afresh in a civil court.

His lawyer Medard Lubenga has appealed to the court to release him so as to receive medical assistant as his client was “beaten” while in custody. Mr. Medard is also a Member Of Parliament of Busiro East.

Bobi Wine has however been handed over to the Ugandan Police and will be charged before Chief Magistrate Court in Gulu.

On Thursday morning, opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested when trying to leave his home.

There was a huge police and military presence outside his home. Demonstrations are still ongoing in Uganda with Kenya also calling for his arrest.

Demonstrators have engaged police in running with some beating up the police in anger.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world

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