Bobi Wine granted bail, cautioned to follow EC COVID-19 guidelines

Robert Kyagulanyi's campaign meetings should have strictly 200 people, all wearing facemasks and observing social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus,” the ruling read in part.......

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Bobi-Wine-Robert-Kyagulanyi-greets-wife-Barbie at Iganga Magistrates court.Courtesy Photo.

By Nasser Kasozi Akandwanaho

The National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential flag bearer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has on Friday 21st November been granted bail by the Iganga Chief Magistrate’s Court.

Robert Kyagulanyi who on Friday 21st appeared before Iganga Chief Magistrate, Jessica Chemeri on Friday was granted a shs1m non cash bail and ordered to report to court on December 18th.

Robert Kyagulanyi was also cautioned to adhere to set guidelines by the Ministry of Health and the Electoral Commission to avoid the spread of COviD-19.

“The accused has fulfilled all the bail conditions and I hereby grant him shs1 million bail. Since he’s a presidential candidate, the accused is hereby directed to adhere to all the electoral commission guidelines.

His campaign meetings should have strictly 200 people, all wearing facemasks and observing social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus,” the ruling read.

The Iganga chief magistrate, Jessica Chemeri on Friday granted the Kyadondo East MP shs1 million bail before adjourning the case to December 18, 2020.

Kyagulanyi commonly known as Bobi Wine was arrested on Wed. 18th Nov.2020 while campaigning in Luuka district.

 He was later transferred to Nalufenya in Jinja where he has been in detention till today when he was taken to Iganga to appear before court.

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has been granted bail. Court asks him to abide by the Ministry of Health and Electoral Commission guidelines.

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