Bobi Wine Arrest Sparks Scuffle in Kasangati

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Our reporters at the scene say that the rowdy supporters have blocked the Kampala-Gayaza road at Kasangati with logs, benches and stones in protest of Kyagulanyis arrest.

Kyagulanyi Robert Sentamu, one of the candidates in the Kyaddondo East parliamentary race was today arrested sparking running battles between Police and his supporters in Kasangati. 

Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine was accused of holding a campaign rally in a place where he was not supposed to be, according to police officers at the scene.
Police says Kyagulanyi disregarded police orders to abandon the rally at Kasangati Saza grounds and move to Katadde, in line with a schedule agreed upon by the Electoral Commission. He was briefly detained at Kira Division Police headquarters in Kira municipality. 

Kampala Metropolitan Police later posted on social media that no charges were preferred against Bobi Wine  and that all police needed was to agree on a few technicalities.

According to the post, the two sides have now agreed on a new venue in Bulamu-Gayaza adding that his earlier venue violated guidelines by the Electoral Commission.
His arrest sparked off a scuffle between police and hundreds of his supporters at Kasangati trading centre.

Our reporters at the scene say that the rowdy supporters blocked roads around Kasangati with logs, benches and stones in protest of Kyagulanyi's arrest. Others descended on the police post hurling stones at the police officers at the scene.

There is heavy deployment in the area.
President Yoweri Museveni, the NRM party leader is expected in the area to campaign for the NRM flag bearer Sitenda Sebalu, while Dr Kizza Besigye will be campaigning for FDCs Apollo Kantinti as the end their campaign trail today. Voting is scheduled for Thursday June 29.