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Social media tax: Bobi Wine’s bodyguard arrested

 

 

Police say they are holding one of the men said to be Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine’s bodyguard for allegedly assaulting their officers during anti-social media tax protest on Wednesday.

“We have arrested one of the kanyamas claiming to be a bodyguard to Hon. Kyagulanyi Sentamu. The suspect assaulted officers, obstructed officers on lawful duty and stole handcuffs during Mobile Money Protest. A number of charges are yet to be preferred,” said Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Mr Luke Owoyesigire.

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Social media tax protest: Bobi Wine survives arrest, mocks Police

Singer and parliamentarian Bobi Wine, who on Wednesday led a demonstration against the new social media tax narrowly survived arrest by Police.

Police attempted to arrest Bobi Wine, but his supporters successfully defended him and he arrived at parliament where he addressed other Members of Parliament.“Am told the police is looking for me. I’m here at Parliament, come and get me,” Bobi Wine tweeted minutes after evading arrest.

Scores of protesters marched towards parliament, with the rally turning chaotic as a large group of market vendors and motorcycle taxi drivers faced off with police in anti-riot gear, with some lobbing stones at the officers.

Bobi Wine was accompanied by fellow singers Dr Hilderman, A Pass and media personalities including Raymond Mujuni and Joel Senyonyi.

Bobi Wine later thanked all the people that took part in the protest.

“I would like to thank whoever came through and added a voice to the struggle against the unfair taxation. The police fought so hard to arrest me but the power of the people overpowered them….” he tweeted.

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