NUP Spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi has said that Bobi Wine’s brutal arrest is another sign that they must get rid of dictatorship.

Bobi wine was supposed to have start his campaign trail in Luuka District but on reaching the venue, he was arrested.

Police first surrounded the presidential candidate’s car at the campaign venue as they tried to block his supporters.

He is accused of having more than the 200 supporters recommended by the EC.

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“The brutal arrest of NUP Presidential Candidate Hon. Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert in Luuka district, beating up journalists for exposing police brutality, plus the excessive force used on ordinary citizens who want peaceful change is another sign that we must get rid of the dictatorship.” Joel Ssenyonyi posted on his social media accounts.

Bobi Wine is currently being detained at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.