Ugandan MP Bobi Wine Detained For Three Days Over 2018 Protests

Bobi Wine
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Controversial Ugandan politician Robert Kyangulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine has been detained by a Ugandan court for three days following a protest he led.

He was charged with disobedience of statutory duty, an offence prosecution says he committed in July 2018.

He was charged alongside his brotherFred Nyanzi Ssentamu, one David Lule, Edward Sebufu and other who is still at large for leading an illegal protest contravening section 116 of the Penal Code Act.

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“David Lule, Katongole Julius, Nyanzi Fred Ssentamu, Sebufu Edward, Robert Kyagulanyi and others still at large on July 11, 2018 at City Square Kampala road in Kampala District disobeyed sections 5 and 10 of the Public Order Managemnet Act 2013 by holding a public meeting without giving notice to any authorised officer, holding a public meeting a public meeting without adhering to the required criteria and refusing to coordinate and cooperate with police with police to ensure that all participants are unarmed and peaceful,”the charge sheet

Bobi Wine will remain in custody until May 2 .

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