The police have arrested two body guards of Robert Kyagulanyi
Sentamu aka Bobi wine. The arrested have been identified as Rashid Kavuma and a
colleague only identified as Ashraf.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire tells Uganda Radio Network that the two are being held at Wandegeya Police Station on charges of assaulting police officers and that investigations are are going on.
Kavuma was arrested near the court
of appeal at Twed Towers where waiting for his boss and Ashraf was arrested
immediately after the court hearing when he was getting out of the court.
The court had summoned Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu for a hearing about
the controversies surrounding his National Unity Platform-NUP party, which he
took over from Moses Nkonge Kibalama.
According to NUP-leaning eyewitness Shamim Nabakooza who was together with Kavuma,
the police came to them and said they should not be where they were standing.
She says that when they were trying to move outside the
building, one of the police man called others and they forcefully arrested
Nabakooza adds: " They have arrested him like a
criminal yet they were moving out peacefully. They have kicked him and sprayed
red pepper in his eyes."
//Cue: “we were here at the court...
Cue...they took him to the car"//
The two were put on a police truck and taken away amidst
tight security on the truck he was taken in.