Bobi Wine Remanded To Luzira Prison Until May,2

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine has been arraigned before Buganda road magistrates court and sent to jail until may,2.

Bobi Wine, who was arrested as he reported to CID headquarters on Monday morning and later detained at Naggalama police station in Mukono district was later driven to Buganda road court where grade one Magistrate Esther Nahirya read him charges related to disobedience of statutory duties contrary to section 116 of the Penal Code Act.

The state alleges that on July 11, 2018 Bobi Wine together with several others still at large at City Square in Kampala disobeyed section 5 and 10 of the Public Order Management Act 2013 by holding a public meeting without adhering to the required criteria.

The case was been stood over for 30 minutes.

The charges against the legislator cum singer relate to the social media tax protest he held in the city centre last year.

Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa also informed journalists that Mityana MP Francis Zaake was arrested and is detained at Naggalama Police Station.

Bobi Wine has been remanded to Luzira Maximum Prison until May 2, 2019 when his case will come up for mention.

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