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Bobi Wine Charged And Remanded To Luzira Prison

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine appeared at Buganda Road Court earlier today where he was charged with disobedience of statutory duty. An offence prosecution says he committed in July 2018.

Prosecution stated that Bobi Wine, his brother Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu, one David Lule, Edward Sebufu and other still at large disobeyed lawful orders by holding an illegal protest contrary to section 116 of the Penal Code Act.

Bobi Wine is accused of taking part in protests against OTT and Mobile Money taxes. He was arrested today as he led a huge crowd on his way to record a statement at Katwe Police station.

Bobi alongside the above mentioned were remanded to Luzira prison until May 2nd.

“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 Management Act 2013 by holding a public meeting without giving notice to any authorized 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,” reads part of the charge sheet we saw.

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