Bobi Wine Teargassed, Arrested During Approved Public Meeting

Kyaddondo East MP Bobi Wine was violently arrested Monday on trumped up charges of violating the Public Order Management Act while he was holding a public meeting in preparation for his presidential campaign.

The meeting, held in Wine’s home district of Wakiso, was one of several pre-campaign voter consultations that in December 2019 had been authorized by the Uganda Electoral Commission.

After suffering tear gas and a humiliating arrest, the singer-cum-parliamentarian was taken to Naggalama Police Station for detainment where he remained for several hours before being released.

Read the full article from Voice of America, here.