Musician Lucky Otim aka Bosmic Otim has been hurt in running battles between police and People Power supporters in Gulu town.
He is the composer of “Mac Onywalo buru” [fire produces ash] a banned song that mocks Museveni for becoming a “money maker” “power-hungry” “supergluing in state house”.
The singer who chairs People Power pressure group in Gulu wanted to hold a rally near Gulu main market.
He is protesting against the on-going debate that Acholi youth have accepted and endorsed President Museveni’s sole candidature a head of 2021 presidential elections.
The rally was, however, dispersed by police raided the rally and fired teargas at the gathering.
While running to save his life, Bosmic is said to have sustained some minor injuries after being hit by a stone in the head.
Police went on to confiscate the public address system used by the team to address the rally.
Chowoo Willy, a media specialist, reported bullets being fired by police.
Other reports claim Bosmic was just recording a video for his song.
On May 3, Bosmic reportedly survived an assassination after his car was allegedly shot at.
He managed to run off unhurt. Bosmic Otim is a good friend of Hon Robert Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine.
In June 2018, Bosmic Otim released a song titled “Mac Onywalo buru” [fire produces ash] mocking Museveni for overstaying in power.
The song was banned from airing at local stations.