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Bobi Wine arrested at Busabala

Bobi Wine was whisked away into a mobile police cell

Bobi Wine was whisked away into a mobile police cell

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanya alias Bobi Wine has today been arrested from his One Love Beach in Busabala. Kyagulanyi, who, in defiance drove from his home in Magere to Busabala to hold a press conference, found heavy police and army deployment who blocked his procession to the beach.

After locking himself inside his vehicle, police broke the windows using pistol butts and a hammer and sprayed him with teargas to drag him out - akin to how Kizza Besigye got arrested in 2011 from Mulago roundabout.

After being dragged out the vehicle, Bobi Wine was then whisked away to a waiting black mobile police cell (vehicle) and driven back to his home in Magere. 

Bobi Wine's car with shattered windows 

Also, earlier arrested were events promoters and proprietor of Abitex Promotions, Abbey Musinguzi alias Abitex and Andrew Mukasa of Bajjo Events. The duo was arrested at around 9:30am from Busabala.

Security fired teargas and bullets to disperse the stone-throwing Bobi Wine's supporters who had started to gather despite the several road blocks mounted on all routes leading to the beach. 

Yesterday, police issued a directive to police commanders to block the music concert, saying they couldn't guarantee security for the many revelers who were expected at the concert. Bobi Wine accused police of playing ping-pong for more than a month ever since he wrote informing the institution about his intended concerts. 

“Three days ago, they wrote back to us giving us a litany of requirements. We invested huge sums of money to meet their demands, some of which were unreasonable. This was in addition to what we have invested in advertising and preparing the show,” Kyagulanyi said.

The self-proclaimed ghetto president said police intercepted trucks carrying machines and stage materials to his beach on Saturday night. He says police has so far blocked 124 music concerts organised by his team or where he has been announced as a performer.  

Last year, police blocked the musician’s Kyarenga album launch at Namboole stadium. Attempts to stage the show at his One Love Beach in Busabala, Wakiso district were also blocked but later allowed under strict instructions. 

Comments

+1 #11 naboma 2019-04-23 16:54
Quoting juwait kali:
We have to do a Sudan no need to wait for fake elections please Uganda.

If we wait this young man will be killed. Act now come as long as you make sure you come out in huge numbers you will be fine.


But bobi blames besigye for failing to oust museveni in an election and promises too-now let me see how he will even campaign if he is not allowed to.

Bobi must open his eyes to machinations of career politicians like mao and bwanika and joinin a humble way the only man whom we trust to fight museveni genuinely i.e KB!! The rest are selfish cowards!!
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+1 #12 juwait kali 2019-04-23 22:09
NABOMA I don't think bobi wine out of the blue came out and attacked Besigye.

Besigye must have done something behind closed doors which ignited the fire. At the end of the day bobi wine has his plan known only to himself.

I can assure you Mao or even bwanika wouldn't know about it. In addition Besigye is an activist. He's not FDCs flag bearer. Further more bobi wine could already be working with Besigye.
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