Violent clashes in Uganda after pop star politician detained

Posted by on November 18, 2020 11:48 am
Categories: Global Stories

Security forces clash with supporters of Bobi Wine after he was held for breaching Covid-19 rules before rally

Security forces in Uganda have fought running battles with supporters of the popular Ugandan reggae singer and opposition presidential hopeful Bobi Wine after the 36-year-old was arrested for breaching Covid-19 regulations shortly before a rally.

Police arrested Wine, who is hoping to unseat Uganda’s long-time leader, Yoweri Museveni, in the eastern town of Luuka.

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