Uganda: 8days, Bobiwine’ house arrest despite compliant filed

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The Opposition of Ugandan President, Kaguta Museveni on the concluded Presidential election, Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine has been under house arrest, counting for 8days, despite compliant filed by Nigerian Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana.

Bobiwine who took to his official social platform on Thursday, claimed he defeated President Museveni on the election held 14th January, 2020 but was resoundingly rigged, also filed complaint through a Nigerian Human Rights Lawyer to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Arrest.

According to him, “Nigerian human rights lawyer Femi Falana has filed this complaint on my behalf to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Arrest. We are challenging my continued illegal confinement by the Ugandan police and the military.

“Yes, for standing and defeating Gen. Museveni in an election, which he resoundingly rigged, I am still under house arrest 8 days later! I thank all friends in Uganda and abroad who continue to stand with us, until we put an end to this indignity. Uganda will be free”, he said.

Bobi wine cried out on the 6 days of his house arrest over an 18 months old baby is with them without food and milk. According to him, the 18 months old baby was brought to visit her auntie, his wife “Barbie” just before they were raided and besieged, while the dad was blocked from picking her up.

“We have completely run out of food and milk yet no one is allowed to leave or come into our home. Day six under house arrest and we’re still stuck with an 18month old baby. Her dad had brought her to visit her auntie (Barbie) just before we were raided and besieged, he was blocked from picking her up”, he said.

He also said he was intimidated by armed men who surrounded his home, while party member was brutalized outside his compound. “Heavily armed military and police have once again raided our party offices in Kampala. No one allowed to go in or come out”, he said.

Photo Credit Google: Uganda’s Bobi Wine

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