Uganda’s Bobi Wine: Fees against famous person MP ‘dropped’

Bobi Wine greets supporters Symbol copyright AFP Symbol caption Bobi Wine beat candidates from the primary political parties in last year’s via-election to grow to be an MP

Uganda has dropped charges against Bobi Wine, an MP and pa famous person, stories say.

Mr Wine, whose actual name is Robert Kyagulanyi, had been due in an army court docket to face charges of unlawfully owning firearms.

It isn’t clear if the unbiased MP will instead be charged in a civilian court docket.

The transfer follows protests in Uganda and calls via global stars equivalent to Chris Martin, Damon Albarn and Angelique Kidjo for his release.

Mr Wine’s lawyers say he has been seriously assaulted in detention, which the army denies.

President Museveni has also disregarded the studies as “fake news”.

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Uganda’s New Vision newspaper reported that Mr Wine appeared “weak” as he appeared before the military court docket in the city of Gulu in northern Uganda.

His lawyer Medard Sseggona mentioned he wanted “pressing hospital therapy”, the newspaper reported.

Mr Wine was detained, along side greater than 30 people, within the run-up to ultimate week’s bitterly fought via-election in the north-western town of Arua.

On Tuesday the Ugandan military apologised after infantrymen were stuck on film beating up a journalist who was once masking a demonstration supporting Mr Wine.

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