Ugandan pop star and opposition MP, Bobi Wine, is in hiding after a police raid on a hotel he was staying in before a concert, his lawyer has said.
Ugandan politician Bobi Wine was “escorted” home by police upon his return to the country with authorities denying the MP was arrested.
Uganda MP Bobi Wine says he will return home from the US on Thursday, despite concerns for his safety.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has warned foreign powers against interfering in his country’s politics, days after the lawyer of an opposition MP called for the US to suspend military funding to the government.
Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has taken to social media to give his account of the “torture” he received from soldiers while being detained for more than two weeks.
Ugandan MP Bobi Wine has been prevented from leaving Uganda to seek medical treatment despite being granted bail earlier this week, his lawyers say.
Uganda’s speaker of parliament has called for the arrest of security forces suspected of torturing 33 people, including pop star MP Bobi Wine.
Authorities in Uganda released pop star turned MP Bobi Wine on Monday along with 11 others charged with treason.
Ugandan MP and former pop star Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested and charged with treason.