14th August 2018
Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has been picked up by security personnel and driven to an unknown detention point.
The singer cum politician was picked up by plain clothed security operatives and driven away. Also arrested is Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake Butebi.
According to a source close to Bobi Wine’s family, the singer is in security custody somewhere they cant locate.
Former legislator Alice Alaso said that she had earlier talked to Bobi Wine who said he had been surrounded by army men at his hotel. She also confirmed that legislators; Francis Zaake and Gerald Karuhanga had been arrested.
Alaso however cast doubt on whether Bobi Wine evaded arrest later.
Earlier, Kawuma Yasin, a driver to Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, was shot dead following chaos in Arua Municipality where final campaigns to replace slain legislator Ibrahim Abiriga, had just climaxed.
According to our reporter, the incident happened after a group of supporters to Independent- Bobi Wine- backed candidate Kasiano Wadri, collided with supporters of NRM candidate Nusrah Tiperu and chaos ensued.
It took effort from Police to disperse the two groups with tear gas and live bullets. It is one of the bullets that tore through the flesh of Kawuma, who was seated in Bobi Wine’s Tundra car.
“Police has shot my driver dead thinking they’ve shot at me. My hotel is now cordoned off by police and SFC,” Bobi Wine said.
Also arrested are Journalists including; Herbert Zziwa of NTV, Julius Bakabaage of NBS among others.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website
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