Bobi spends night in jail amid calls for end to police, army brutality

NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, reacts after his arrest in Luuka District on November 18, 2020.  PHOTO/ABUBAKER LUBOWA

What you need to know:

  • Several people are now demanding the release of Mr Robert Kyagulanyi both physically and via social media. He was detained on November 18, 2020.
  • On November 03, incumbent president and National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate Mr Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni- warned that his regime had intent to crackdown people, including politicians flouting Covid-19 guidelines.

“Police should know that it is incumbent upon them to serve the citizens with absolute fairness, equity and humility,” hankered National Unity Platform (NUP) spokesperson Mr Joel Ssenyonyi, late Wednesday night outside the disreputable Nalufenya prison, Jinja city, even as his party president, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine spent the night behind bars.

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