Police have surrounded the home of Kyadondo East Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi in the the singer-turbed-politician has described as a move to stop him from staging a music concert.
Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine was due to hold a concert, dubbed Osobola Ku Independence at the One Love Beach, Busabala, Wakiso District.
He also owns the facility.
According to Kyagulanyi, police started deploying outside his house and at the show venue in their hundreds at 11.00pm on Tuesday night.
“My home in Magere is yet again under police and military siege! At about 11:00pm last night, they surrounded my home in Magere as well as One Love Beach Busabala, in another move to place me under house arrest and block our Independence Day music concert,” he posted on his social media pages, adding that this would be cancelled show number 156.
“These are the same people who claimed not to have enough security to secure people at Busabala. They have enough manpower to instill fear and harass citizens!”
According to Bobi Wine, these cowardly actions must be resisted and condemned by all democratic forces.
“President Museveni has been attending concerts of his praise singers. The greatest level of hypocrisy is to say that when you sing praises for his dictatorship on stage, you’re not doing politics and when you oppose his regime of blood and national shame, then you’re doing politics and your concert will be blocked with impunity.”
“Recently, President Museveni went ahead to register himself as a musician in another futile attempt to counter Bobi Wine. If he wants to compete with us musically, it should be fair play. Let the population decide who they want to listen to. THIS IS OUR COUNTRY and friends, we shall certainly overcome.
The police, through spokesperson Fred Enanga had earlier said the show would not go on because the singer has failed to differentiate between music and politics.
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