Uganda police officers have allegedly attacked a human rights defender and damaged her 75 months pregnancy.
Nalanga Nana a human rights defender is said to have gone to see the IGP when Bobi Wine was under house arrest
Officers pounced on her, beat her up and damaged her 7.5 months pregnancy. The damage led to a premature baby and lost her uterus.
“Nalongo Nana is a human rights defender. In April when I was under house arrest, she went to see the IGP about it. Officers pounced on her, beat her & damaged her 7.5 months pregnancy. Resultantly, she had a premature baby & lost her uterus. Hang in there mama. We shall overcome” Said Bobi Wine.
In April Ugandan lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine was placed under house arrest.
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Police and military personnel surrounded his house, his fence and placed barricades leading to his house.
The Monday before the events unfolded, police officers used water cannons to disperse a large group of Bobi Wine supporters who had attended a concert at a beach.
Bobi Wine was ambushed by police who was removed from a car and taken to his home in the capital of Kampala.
In a series of tweets following the event, Bobi Wine shared hi experience attracting media attention.
Tension in Uganda Is brought about by the intention of President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021 elections.
President Yoweri Museveni has ruled Uganda since 1986 as the Supreme Court threw out a lega challenge on the 75-year age limit.
37-year old Bobi Wine has made clear his intentions to run for presidency even though the government has frustrated his plans.
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Recently his music concerts have been canceled as the government cites a wide range of issues including failure to comply with public order management laws.