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Bobi Wine Condemns Kidnappings and Forced Disappearances, Accuses UPDF of Panic

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Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Alias Bobi Wine, The Principal of the opposition National Unity Platform party, has challenged the UPDF spokesman Brig. General Felix Kulayigye to arrest him now because he has “credible evidence” that he (Bobi) ordered the torture of Boda Boda the fer Eric Mwesigwa.

Bobi, who was speaking today (10:00 am E.A.T) on BBS TV station Terefayina, owned by Buganda Kingdom, mocked Brig. Kulayigye for making up stories to cover up the repressive regime he served.

“Now that Mr. Kulayigye has said that we (NUP) are behind the kidnapping and torture of our supporters, I Challenge him to come arrest me,” Said Bobi Bravely

Regarding the plight of the freed NUP MPs Allan Ssewanyana from Makindye West and Muhammad Ssegirinya from Kawempe North, Bobi said Museveni used the duo as scapegoats to send the message that even political leaders Political dissent is also vulnerable to repression.

“We understand that dictator Museveni was using the two MPs Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya as symbols of fear for other politicians who would have risen and challenged this regime,” Bobi Wine Said of his recently bailed lawmakers

Bobi Wine also praised the deceased Court of Appeal Judge Kenneth Kakuru, whom he described as a country man, decisive and bold on issues of constitutionalism giving his dissenting verdict on the matter with the 2018 age-restriction lawsuit.

Regarding the kidnappings and forced disappearances of opposition supporters, Bobi said it was just a re-enactment of the evil past last seen in the days of President Milton Obote and President Milton Obote’ Idi Amin Dada.

Kyagulanyi asked Ugandans to see past UPDF records, saying that when Yasin Kawuma, his driver, was shot in Arua, the force claimed the killing was their own, an allegation. untrue. So far, Kyagulanyi notes that no one has been arrested or prosecuted on the matter.

Kyagulanyi claims that UPDF is currently in a state of panic for fear of punishment and prosecution, wondering how they can get rid of their supporters.

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