Bobi Wine charged with possession of illegal firearm 

Posted: 2018-08-16T18:15:06Z Read: 2,797 times
Bobi Wine charged with possession of illegal firearm 

Kyadondo East MP, Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has appeared before the military court martial in Gulu and was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition.


In a statement released this evening, military spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire said the charges stem from the “ugly events” of Monday August 13ty in Arua Municipality as the campaigns came to a close.


He adds that a crowd in an illegal procession pelted stones at the convoy of H.E the president breaking the rear glass window of one of the cars and later one person was shot dead in the fracas.


According to Karemire, the police arrested key organizers including Kyagulanyi and other MPs as part of the investigations. He adds that during the search of Kyagulanyi’s hotel room by investigators, he was found possessing arms and ammunition which are ordinarily a monopoly of the Defence Forces.


“Consequently, Hon. Kyagulanyi has today been arraigned before the General Court Martial in Gulu and charged under S 119 (1) (h) of the UPDF Act, 2005 on accounts of unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. He has subsequently been remanded until 23rd August 2018” Brig Karemire concluded.