bobi wine in court

The National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has been released on a non-cash bail of one million shillings.

Bobi Wine appeared in court today afternoon in Iganga district before the chief magistrate Jessica Chemeri after being detained at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja district for two days.

During his appearance at Court, he was charged with a COVID-related offence allegedly committed during his campaign rally.

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Bobi Wine has been ordered to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

The presidential candidate was on Wednesday arrested during his campaign trail in Luuka district where Police accused him for violating Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines. His arrest led to protests and riots in various parts of the country.

The court was adjourned to 18th December 2020.