Bobi Wine charged, lawyers blocked


National Unity Platform Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi has been charged with doing an act likely to spread COVID-19 infection disease.

This is according to a charge sheet issued by Luuka police station.

It recorded him as a male adult of 38 years, a Presidential aspirant and resident of Magere Village, Kasangati Town Council, Wakiso district.

Police says Bobi Wine and others at large on November 18, at around 11:00 am at Luuka Town district, knowingly or having reason to believe that it was likely to spread infectious disease mobilized and addressed a campaign rally of more than 100 people who were not respecting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of Electoral Commission and Ministry of health and act likely to spread infectious disease.


Police says he disrespected their guidelines and directives on processions and rallies.

He is currently held at Nalufenya police station.

His lawyers have been blocked from visiting him.



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