The talk show that started at 9:15AM lasted only 5 minutes after UPDF and Anti-riot police commanded by Deo Obura, the Albertine region police commander-RPC raided the station and whisked away Kyagulanyi and other National Unity Platform party officials from the Radio station studios
A joint team
of security operatives comprising of Uganda Peoples defense forces-UPDF and the
Anti-riot police have this Morning raided Spice FM, a local Radio station based
in Hoima City and blocked the station from hosting Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi
alias Bobi wine, the Presidential candidate for the National Unity Platform-NUP
The talk show
that started at 9:15AM lasted only 5 minutes after UPDF and Anti-riot police commanded
by Deo Obura, the Albertine region police commander-RPC raided the station and
whisked away Kyagulanyi and other National Unity Platform party officials from
the Radio station studios.
The team was being hosted by Fredrick Byenkya, the station’s Programs Director.
forced to fire teargas to disperse rowdy Kyagulanyi’s supporters who also
flocked the station after learning that Kyagulanyi was being hosted there.
was later escorted by security up to Dwoli trading center along the
Hoima-Butiaba-Buliisa-Wanseko road and directed him to go to Buliisa where he
is schedule to have a rally.
Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says security raided Spice FM
for allegedly hosting Kyagulanyi who he says according to the electoral
commission Campaign road map is not supposed to be in Hoima today and therefore
it was inappropriate for the station to host him.
Cue out:…His Rally
On Wednesday Anti-Riot
police in Hoima fired live bullets and teargas to disperse rowdy supporters of
National Unity Platform - NUP persidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi
was blocked together with hundreds of his supporters by police a few meters
from Kyentale Primary school in Hoima East division where he was scheduled to
hold a rally.
commanded by Micheal Ongica, the Hoima District Police Commander blocked and
directed Kyagulanyi who arrived in Hoima town from Kibaale at around 6:20PM to
stop leading his procession with hundreds of his supporters to the campaign
venue since campaigning time had ended.
This did not
go down well with hundreds of his supporters who started charging at the
security personnel prompting them to fire live bullets and teargas to disperse
the restless supporters .