Bobi Wine resumes campaigns amid teargas and arrests

Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine of the National Unity Platform has resumed his campaigns following his release on Friday. He was today campaigning in Tooro sub region in the districts of Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa and Fort Portal.

While on his way to campaign in Kyenjojo, Kyagulanyi and his team were diverted from accessing Kyenjojo Town to far away location.

“In Kyenjojo, they have blocked us from accessing the town and taken us to a place, deep in the village. Meanwhile, we are being followed everywhere by teargas trucks, police pick-ups with soldiers, mini-buses which they use to arrest us, etc,” Kyagulanyi said

“All these meant to scare people from even approaching us, but some people are refusing to submit,” he added.

Robert Kyagulanyi was on Friday released on bail by the Iganga Magistrates Court and ordered to adhere to the Electoral Commission and Ministry of Health guidelines on coronavirus following his arrest on Wednesday which caused national wide protests.

Speaking to his supporters in Fort Portal which he described as the garden of Eden , the popstar turned politician, rebuked President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for the poor state of infrastructure, education institutions and health care services in the region.

Commenting on today’s Campaigns, Kyagulanyi said;”They blocked all the main roads and diverted us to the villages, they blocked us from accessing the towns and cities, they fired tear gas and live bullets at us, they mercilessly beat the people who were trying to come and listen to our message, they even tear gassed the people who stood by the roadside to wave to us.”

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