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Bobi Wine charged, remanded to Makindye barracks

Kyadondo East member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has finally been charged and remanded to Makindye military prison.

Kyagulanyi appeared before the Army Court Martial chairman Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti at Gulu barracks on Thursday evening. He was charged with two counts of illegal possession of fire arms and live ammunition. He was later airlifted in a military helicopter to Makindye barracks, where he was remanded to until August 23.

Kyagulanyi's family, friends and journalists who'd waited all day were denied access to the Army court proceedings. Lt. Gen Gutti only allowed in his two lawyers Medard Sseggona and Asuman Basalirwa.

Bobi Wine was reportedly tortured
Sseggona told journalists outside Gulu barracks that Kyagulanyi could not support himself and was in pain because he was tortured.

"The honourable Kyagulanyi, we have been able to see him, he’s in great pain as a matter of fact - great, great pain. He was badly beaten and brutalised; he cannot walk, he cannot stand, he can only sit with great difficulty. So everything he does, he does with support. He can’t talk, he can’t see [and] it is hard to say whether he understands this and that. That notwithstanding, he has been charged with three counts of unlawful possession of firearms and I hear 35 rounds of bullets of a particular classification. That he was in possession of a pistol, unlawful possession of firearms at his hotel room at Pacific in Arua." said Sseggona. 

As Sseggona narrated Kyagulanyi's health condition to journalists, the legislator's wife Barbie Kyagulanyi broke down in tears. According to Basalirwa, Lt. Gen Gutti said that while at Makindye barracks, Kyagulanyi will be allowed access to his family and friends.

Kyagulanyi was arrested on Tuesday morning from his hotel room in Arua after almost 12 hours of hiding. He was accused by security of mobilising youth in Arua to attack President Yoweri Museveni's motorcade.
Museveni in a second statement in as many days about the Monday's events in Arua warned that "the cases of terrorism, damaging property, manslaughter etc against the Hons Wadri and Bobi Wine etc will continue."
He added that their actions led to the death of a Ugandan, Bobi Wine's driver Yasin Kawuma. Kawuma was shot dead on Monday at Hotel Pacific parking lot in Arua.
Earlier, Arua MP-elect Kassiano Wadri alongside 35 other suspects including members of parliament were charged with treason before Chief Magistrate's court in Gulu and remanded to Gulu main prison until August 30. 


-8 #11 Odongkara 2018-08-17 10:30
Quoting Mama Mia:
Good! People said Bobi looked ill, it is because he misses his marijuana joints and cocaine.

He has been sowing hatred and violence and now is harvest time. Tehehehe!!!

And who is denying him? And why is he being denied?

So you're saying physical deformation in the form of swollen face is as a result of not taking marijuana?

What an inhuman heart you carry in your human body!
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+4 #12 Kayumba 2018-08-17 10:56
Museveni fears competition, he is shocked by the People power.

He can shamelessly torture innocent Ugandans, he is an old confused heartless dictator who is not ashamed of murdering and torturing the promising Bobi.

He is the chief criminal who has destroyed the updf. Now they can torture and kill, but the day reckoning is coming. They will account for every blood spilt and every dear dropped by them
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-3 #13 Twebz 2018-08-17 11:04
I doubt Kyaguranyi deserves all this mistreatment.

He shouldn't, even, be detained in a military barracks since he's a civilian.

Soldiers receive a special harsher treatment in military prisons for the heinous criminality they commit. Please, leaders, come to your senses before it's too late.
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-2 #14 Mama Mia 2018-08-17 11:59
Quoting Odongkara:
Quoting Mama Mia:
Good! People said Bobi looked ill, it is because he misses his marijuana joints and cocaine.

He has been sowing hatred and violence and now is harvest time. Tehehehe!!!

And who is denying him? And why is he being denied?

So you're saying physical deformation in the form of swollen face is as a result of not taking marijuana?

What an inhuman heart you carry in your human body!

If there is anyone who has benefited from the M7 system, that person is Bobi Wine.

So for him to disingenuously claim to be a liberator is utterly ridiculous. Now that he has been thrown onto Hon. Bakireke's boat, let him liberate himself. Nicapompoo!!!
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-3 #15 Remase 2018-08-17 13:25
Fellow Ugandans, we dealing with a ruthless dictator. M7 is worse than Amin.

It is unfortunate that leaders of different institutions have either kept quite or supported the dictator, whom they clearly know that he is a life president and will stop at nothing to cling on power.

I hate to say this, however, truth should be told. Bishop Lwanga was outspoken about M7's M7's dictatorial leadership. Of recent, Bishop Lwanga passed the go and collected Sh. 500,000 and chances are he won't say a thing. Katikiro Mayiga was one of the outspoken person against M7's human rights abuse.

One wonders what happened to him to the extent of publicly supporting M7's life presidency, with clear knowledge that it is the root cause of Uganda's problems!

Nabagereka is always rubbing shoulders with Janet M7, and she attended Muhwezi's son wedding! Why?

Muhwezi is corrupt to the core, who takes food out of our children's mouth! What all those people I have mentioned have in common with M7 is greed!
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+1 #16 Remase 2018-08-17 13:42
Fellow Ugandans, we have seen Wine's photos, however, have you seen Zaake's photos?

Now, let's assume that all these people are guilty of the crimes they are being accused of, why torture them?

One is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, however these people have been tried and punished in Cruel and unusual punishment!!

Blood and lives were lost to bring M7 to power, is this what we fought for?

Fellow Ugandan, we should shun each and everyone who supports M7 directly or indirectly. The four justices who ruled on "Togyikwata ko" are such people I'm talking about. These are a bunch of organised criminals!
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-2 #17 EDEMA Christopher 2018-08-17 21:13
That's always what happens to freedom fighter people call them what ever they want, do all evil and inhuman acts onto them just to make them fear and lose hope but never lose hope because out of standing strong , unit and having one ambition is were you can achieve your set target "rest in peace g.we need freedom in our beloved mother land"

RIP Nelson Mandela the grandfather of freedom fighters" peace be to ugandans and may the lord blass UGANDA
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0 #18 Namutebi2 2018-08-18 01:17
Dear Fellow Ugandans,
People are surely tired of poverty, corruption, nepotism, land grabbing, crime, nepotism, unemployment, killings, disappearances, name them all.

But to be sincere, the solution is not Bobi's hooliganism, babaric behaviour, and i dont see his approach going anywhere at all bcoz this is what Besigye used for 20yrs without any result.

I am sure he knows his approach wont work, maybe he thought that by shouting loud he wd be given hush money just like his predecessors have flourished on M7 free cash to silence them!

My advice is: Let him jpin the eating yellow bus wagon before he is killed! That reckless govt is rrady to sacrifice anything to cling on power. They are not ashamed of sheding blood! I pity Barbie
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0 #19 Kisakye Duura 2018-08-18 01:35
Leave alone the heroin bangi dugs President of the ghetto to pay the price of his hooliganism!

Who attacks a presidential convoy? Especially of a heartless dictator for life President?

M7 will only be defeated by sober men not insane drunkard senseless dreamers! Which kind of President can a drug addict make?

Just eat the bazungu money and enjoy your njaga leave m7. He will pay his deeds too
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0 #20 Remase 2018-08-18 18:16
Namutebi, "the solution is not Bobi's hooliganism, babaric behaviour."

Namutebi, it looks like you either support M7 or believes his deceit! How in the world do call that hooliganism?

Let me ask you this, how did M7 capture power. If you don't know, he alleged that Obote rigged the 1980 elections. He then picked up the gun and headed to the bush.

In other words, M7 used violence to capture power. He is maintaining violence to cling on power. Namutebi, I'm certain that you have seen Zaake photos, M7 has kept Wine from being seen the way he is, why?

Namutebi, you say you are sincere, could as well be sincere and tell us how you feel about the way M7 has been the judge, jury and executioner, sentencing the suspects, the one you are calling hooligans, to cruel and unusual punishment! Namutebi, M7 has said, "kwota pini eyingira na nyondo ate evemu na nyondo, akapapula tekayinza kunzija mu buyinza."

You are right, M7 will stop at nothing to cling on power, then what should we do?
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