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The High Court has issued an order directing police and the military to vacate National Unity Platform (NUP) President Robert Kyagulanyi’s premises.

Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi wine
Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi wine

Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi wine and his wife Barbie have been under house arrest since they voted on January 14, 2021.

Court ruled that Bobi Wine’s rights had been infringed on his rights and that he is being held at home which isn’t a gazetted detention center. Court said if he was under arrest, he would be dispatched to a police station and produced before a magistrate.

“The continued indefinite restriction and confinement of Bobi Wine is unlawful and his right to liberty has been infringed and orders that he be released.”

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was announced the winner January 16th, with the EC saying he polled 5.85 million votes equivalent to 58.64 percent, while his closest challenger Bobi Wine of National Unity Platform (NUP) polled 3.48 million votes equivalent 34.83 percent.

Bobi Wine however maintained that he won the January 14 election and will continue to challenge the results. He said court action will be determined in the next few days.

“The revolution is going on and nothing, absolutely nothing, will stop us. The regime is desperate to close this chapter, to pretend that things have moved on. This is just the beginning. We are removing a dictator and we will not rest until we achieve this mission.”

“I am indeed under house arrest and I continue to live through these indignities and humiliation but my spirit is very strong. I hope you, comrades, out there are strong too,” he said a a live facebook broadcast at the weekend that attracted over 50,000 viewers.