Police on Wednesday arrested National Unity Platform Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine on reaching the venue for his campaigns.
He is charged with doing an act likely to spread COVID-19 infection disease.
The charge sheet read; Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu ,a Presidential aspirant and resident of Magere Village, Kasangati Town Council, Wakiso district and others at large on November 18, at around 11:00 am at Luuka Town district, knowingly or having reason to believe that it was likely to spread infectious disease mobilized and addressed a campaign rally of more than 200 people who were not respecting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of Electoral Commission and Ministry of health and act likely to spread infectious disease.
The police accused him of having more than the 200 supporters recommended by the Electoral Commission.
Bobi Wine is still detained at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District
His arrest led to protests across the city centres of the country i.e Kampala down town, Mukono town, Masaka, Mbale, Iganga, Jinja, Mityana.