Military Police Wednesday deployed heavily and blocked roads leading to United Nations Human Rights offices at Prince Charles Drive, Kololo, Kampala.
Bobi Wine was delivering his petition to UN on human rights violations as planned.
But soldiers blocked roads and beat up journalists to break up Bobi Wine’s procession.
Police said while the UN accepted to receive his petition, the agency allowed Bobi Wine to go with three (03) people.
“…but we have received information that he is mobilising his supporters to escort him in a procession to Kololo. Processions are banned due to COVID19.”
Secondly, Permission to hold Processions are only given by the Inspector General of Police as per the Public Order Management Act which has not been granted.
“We want to urge the public not to participate in any illegal activities, anybody who involves him/herself in any illegal activities will be arrested and prosecuted in the courts of law,” said SP Patrick Onyango, PRO KMP.
On the same day he was delivering the petition, Bobi Wine said another of his supporters was kidnapped.
“I just recieved a call from our coordinator in Rakai informing me that our supporter and polling agent in the just concluded election, Ssedanzi Paul was abducted by three men, two in plain clothes and one in a military uniform but all of them armed with AK47 guns.”
“He was picked from his home in Kamukalo in Rakai today at 4am in the morning, severely beaten before he was taken away to an unknown destination. The regime is in overdrive, we too should step up our efforts to achieve our freedom.”