Police airlifts Bobi Wine from Kalangala to Kampala

NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine being led to a waiting army chopper in Kalangala town, December 30, 2020. Police say they intended to escort him to his home in Magere, Wakiso district. PHOTO/DAVID LUBOWA. 

What you need to know:

  • NUP party social media handles claimed party president and presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine was arrested Wednesday December 30, 2020 during his electoral campaign visit in areas around Kalangala Island.
  • Videos and pictures also went viral showing Bobi and members of his campaign team being led into Police paddy wagons in Kalangala.  

Police say they have “restrained” National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine for continuously holding massive rallies on Kalangala island amidst the increased threats of coronavirus, in total disregard of the Electoral Commission and Ministry of health guidelines.


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