- He was arrested at Entebe Airport after arriving from abroad.
- The opposition reported that staff members who had arrived at the office earlier in the day were also restricted from leaving.
Uganda Opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi Bobi Wine has been put under house arrest, the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) party said.
The whereabouts of the opposition leader who has been critical of President Yoweri Museveni’s administration was yet to be known according to NUP.
Earlier, the NUP party had shared an image of security personnel stationed at their party offices, alleging that the officers had prevented access to the premises.
Additionally, the opposition reported that staff members who had arrived at the office earlier in the day were also restricted from leaving
On Wednesday, Uganda police detained multiple NUP supporters in Entebbe for mobilising people to participate in a march to welcome Kyagulanyi back into the country.
Police and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) were also been deployed at Kyagulanyi’s home with video footage showing a police helicopter hovering over the home located at Kampala’s Magere area.
Meanwhile the police says they only escorted him to his home and that Bobi Wine was safe.
‘‘We wish to inform the public that the NUP President, Hon. Kyagulanyi Robert was successfully escorted by our security team from Entebbe to his home in Magere. He reached his home around 11.20am, and is with his family and friends. Disregard rumors of his arrest by propagandists. Meanwhile, business activities and movements along Entebbe road, within Kampala and Gayaza, are flowing smoothly.’’ NUP said.