Police unsettled as Bobi Wine returns to Uganda

Police unsettled as Bobi Wine returns to Uganda

Police in Uganda is on high alert after news of the return of the Kyadondo East member of parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine.

Bobi Wine is set to jet into Uganda on Thursday afternoon from the United States of America (USA) where he had been receiving specialized treatment.

Security has been convening regular meetings to draw-up a plan of police deployment at the day of the legislator’s return.

A source in police said that the meetings resolved to use Anti-riot Police backed by Military Police as the first line of deployment along Entebbe road, Kampala Central Business District, Kamwokya (Bobi’s childhood residence) and Kasangati (The Obsever).

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire warned that whoever takes part in the procession will be arrested.

“There’s no clearance whatsoever – but the law is very clear that; if anyone is planning any procession, they should seek clearance from police. And if you don’t get, anything you do after that shall be arrested.” said Owoyesigyire.

Mr. Emilian Kayima, the Police spokesperson, said the police will be available to escort Bobi Wine to his  home in Gayaza to ensure peace.

“He [Bobi Wine] will only be received by his close family members at the airport after; he will be escorted to his home. There will be no rallies,” Kayima said.

 

 

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