Police in Jinja on Saturday evening ended up biting their own fingures after a failed arrest of Kyandodo East MP Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine.The police had earlier blocked singer Bobi Wine aka Robert Kyagulanyi from performing at a concert where he had been invited, arresting two of his aides.
Bobi Wine said he was hired to perform at Queens Palace annual fate at TransAfrica on Saturday but Police and military personnel surrounded the venue by 7.00PM.
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Thereafter they headed to his hotel in Jinja town where he was addressing a press conference and arrested two of his aides.
Bobi Wine had arrived at 5 PM on Saturday and he was welcomed by enthusiastic supporters.
He held a procession throughout town waving at his fans along different streets as they cheered, chanting People Power slogans.
Thereafter he addressed the media at Jinja City Hotel emphasising why he was in Jinja.
"Coronavirus is spread through sneezing, coughing or contact with contaminated surfaces. To avoid the disease, wash your hands with soap regularly, don’t spit in public, avoid crowds and stay home if you have flu. Protect yourself and your loved ones. Let’s fight Corona together. This message is from the Ministry of Health"
Minutes later Police surrounded the Hotel and blocked his vehicle from leaving before they embarked on a manhunt for him.
Bobi Wine had mysteriously escaped from the hotel and after police failed to find him, they instead arrested his aides.
Meanwhile at the venue, a joint operation by the military and Police used sniffer dogs to comb off the place forcing the organisers to call off the show.Download Our News App Here